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ID number:  BIRBI-B5997
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.; Stewart, James R.
Maker:  Latin Empire; Thessalonica
Denomination:  Aspron Trachy Nomisma
Place made:  Europe: Greece, Thessaloniki
Culture:  Frankish
Date made:  1204-1261
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.65
Weight (g):  1.80
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 5844. ex. James R. Stewart Collection, 30th January 1968.
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Description:  Obverse: Christ, bearded and nimbate, wearing tunic and kolobion, seated upon throne without back; holds Gospels in l. hand; star to l. and r. of Christ. 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: None Visible. Reverse: None.

Bibliography:  DOC IV.2.24.1

4 Related People

Stewart, James R.
Australian
03 Jul 1913
06 Feb 1962
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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Latin Empire
Western European


Thessalonica



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