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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-CR035
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  John of Gravina; Corinth?; Glarentza?
Denomination:  Denier tournois
Place made:  Corinth; Glarentza
Culture:  Medieval
Date made:  1318-1333
Metal:  Billon
Diameter (cm):  1.94
Weight (g):  0.92
Provenance:  Whitting 3677.
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Description:  Obverse: short cross in circle with legend around. Reverse: Châtel Tournois in circle with legend around.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: + JOANS P AChI (John Prince of Achaia). Reverse: + DE. CLARENCIA (Of Glarentza).

Bibliography:  CCS p. 367 no. 44

Notes:  Possibly an overstrike of a coin originally reading rev. "DE CLARENTIA".

4 Related People

John of Gravina
Frankish
1294
1336-04-05
Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Glarentza
Frankish


Corinth
Greek;Byzantine;Frankish;Ottoman


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