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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-CR018
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Charles I of Anjou; Corinth
Denomination:  Denier tournois
Place made:  Corinth
Culture:  Medieval
Date made:  1278-1285
Metal:  Billon
Diameter (cm):  1.89
Weight (g):  0.99
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 6978; bt A. H. Baldwin & Son 4.vii.1969.
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Description:  Obverse: short cross in circle with legend around. Reverse: Châtel Tournois in border with legend around.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: + K·R· PRINC' ACH' (Charles Prince of Achaia). Reverse: + CLARENTIA (Glarentza).

Bibliography:  CCS p.360 no. 11

3 Related People

Corinth
Greek;Byzantine;Frankish;Ottoman


Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Charles I of Anjou
Frankish
1226-03
1285-01-07
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