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ID number:  BIRBI-B5994
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Maker:  Latin Empire; Thessalonica
Denomination:  Aspron Trachy Nomisma
Place made:  Europe: Greece, Thessaloniki
Culture:  Frankish
Date made:  1204-1261
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.7
Weight (g):  2.27
Axis (degrees):  180.00
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Description:  Obverse: Christ, bearded and nimbate, wearing tunic and kolobion, seated upon throne without back; holds Gospels in l. hand. Reverse: Half-length figure of emperor wearing stemma, divitision, collar-piece and paneled loros of simplified type; holds in r. hand cross-topped sceptre, and in l. hand globus cruciger.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: …C (Christ) Reverse: None.

Bibliography:  DOC IV.2.24.1

2 Related People

Latin Empire
Western European


Thessalonica



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