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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-CR043
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  William de la Roche; Thebes
Denomination:  Obol
Place made:  Boeotia: Thebes
Culture:  Medieval
Date made:  1280-1287
Metal:  Billon
Diameter (cm):  1.52
Weight (g):  0.47
Provenance:  Whitting 0339; bt C. E. J. W. Feb. 1963; fd in Thessaly with "many other Æ".
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Description:  Obverse: fleur-de-lis in circle with legend around. Reverse: Genoese gateway, a pellet in field at r., in circle with legend around

Inscriptions:  Obverse: + G […]V[…] ATϵNϵS (William Duke of Athens). Reverse: + ThE[..]E CIVI[…] (Of the city of Thebes).

Bibliography:  CCS p. 384 no. 82

3 Related People

Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
William de la Roche
Frankish

1287
Thebes
Greek;Frankish


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