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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-YH0003
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.; Yenimahalle Hoard
Maker:  Latin Empire; Constantinople
Denomination:  Aspron Trachy Nomisma
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Frankish
Date made:  1204-1261
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.7
Weight (g):  3.27
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting unnumbered. From Michael O'Hara, ex. Yenimahalle Hoard. See Hendy 1969 'Coinage and Money' p.389
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Description:  Obverse: Virgin nimbate, wearing tunic and maphorion, seated upon throne with back; holds beardless, nimbate head of Christ on breast. Reverse: Full-length figure of emperor wearing stemma, divitision and chlamys; holds in r. hand labarum on long shaft, and in l. hand anexikakia.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: MP (Mother [of God]) Reverse: …NCI…ΔIJΛIJ… (despot)

Bibliography:  DOC IV.2.3.1

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Yenimahalle Hoard



Latin Empire
Western European


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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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