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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-CR047
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Guy II de la Roche; Thebes
Denomination:  Denier tournois
Place made:  Boeotia: Thebes
Culture:  Medieval
Date made:  1287-1294
Metal:  Billon
Diameter (cm):  1.91
Weight (g):  0.86
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 3744.
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Description:  Obverse: cross pattée in circle with legend around. Reverse: Châtel Tournois with open annulets, three pellets in field around, all in circle with legend around.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: + : G : DVX ATENES : (Guy Duke of Athens). Reverse: + : ThEBE· CIVIS: (Of the city of Thebes).

Bibliography:  CCS p. 386 no. 86

3 Related People

Guy II de la Roche
Frankish
1280
1308-10-05
Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Thebes
Greek;Frankish


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