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ID number:  BIRBI-B6008
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Latin Empire; Thessalonica
Denomination:  Aspron Trachy Nomisma
Place made:  Europe: Greece, Thessaloniki
Culture:  Frankish
Date made:  1204-1261
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.5
Weight (g):  1.78
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 4775. ex. Karageorgios, 27th August 1964.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Christ Emmanuel, bearded and nimbate, wearing tunic and kolobion; holds scroll in l. hand. Reverse: Full-length figure of emperor wearing stemma, divitision and chlamys; holds in r. hand labarum headed sceptre and in l. hand globus cruciger.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: C X (Jesus Christ) O / …M…H (Emmanuel) Reverse: T KMN… (of the Komnenoi)

Bibliography:  DOC IV.2.25.2

Notes:  Double struck on reverse.

3 Related People

Latin Empire
Western European


Thessalonica



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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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