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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-CR041
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Philip of Taranto; Lepanto
Denomination:  Denier tournois
Place made:  Nafpaktos
Culture:  Medieval
Date made:  1294-1313
Metal:  Billon
Diameter (cm):  1.83
Weight (g):  0.87
Provenance:  Whitting 4853.
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Description:  Obverse: short cross in circle with legend around. Reverse: Châtel Tournois in circle with legend around.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: + ♣ PhS P TAR DESP ♣ (Despot Philip, Prince of Taranto). Reverse: + 'NEPANTI CIVIS + (Of the city of Lepanto).

Bibliography:  CCS p.398 no. 111b

3 Related People

Philip of Taranto
French
1278-11-10
1331-12-26
Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Lepanto
Italian


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