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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-CR013
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Bohemond VI; Tripoli
Denomination:  Gros
Place made:  Tripoli
Culture:  Medieval
Date made:  1251-1275
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  2.68
Weight (g):  4.25
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Whitting 4064; bt at the Cheltenham Congress 12.v.1963.
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Description:  Obverse: cross in octofoil pattern within dotted border. Reverse: star in octofoil pattern.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: + BOϵMVNDVS : COMϵS (Count Bohemond). Reverse: + C·IV·I·TAS͘:͘TR·I·POL·I· (City of Tripoli).

Bibliography:  CCS p. 174 no. 22. Metcalf 2nd ed p. 20 no. 490

3 Related People

Tripoli
Frankish


Bohemond VI
Norman
1237
1275
Whitting, Philip David
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1903
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