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Numismatics

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
Culture:  Frankish
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
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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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4 Related People

Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Yenimahalle Hoard



Latin Empire
Western European


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