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ID number: BIRBI-YH0007
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
Date made: 1204-1261
Metal: Base Metal
Diameter (cm): 3.4
Weight (g): 4.51
Axis (degrees): 180.00
Provenance: Whitting unnumbered. From Michael O'Hara, ex. Yenimahalle Hoard. See Hendy 1969 'Coinage and Money' p.393
Description: Obverse: Christ, bearded and nimbate, wearing tunic and kolobion, seated upon throne with back; holds Gospels in l. hand. Reverse: Full-length figure of emperor wearing stemma, divitision and chlamys; holds in r. hand sword, point resting on ground, and in l. hand globus cruciger.
Inscriptions: Obverse: C XC (Jesus Christ) Reverse: ..NUHΛΔЄCΠΟ Τ C TOΠOPΦHP… (Manouel, despot, purple-born)
Bibliography: DOC IV.2.2.Var.
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