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ID number:  BIRBI-B6015
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:  Half-Tetarteron Noummion
Place made:  Europe: Greece, Thessaloniki
Culture:  Frankish
Date made:  1204-1261
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.8
Weight (g):  1.50
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1458.
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Description:  Obverse: Full-length figure of St. Helena nimbate, turned slightly to r., wearing stemma, divitision, collar-piece and jeweled loros of simplified type; holds patriarchal cross with flourish on shaft in l. hand. Reverse: Full-length figure of St. Constantine, turned slightly to l., wearing stemma, divitision, collar-piece and jeweled loros of simplified type; holds in r. hand patriarchal cross, and in l. hand anexikakia.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: HA / ΓI / ΛЄ / ΛЄ / HN (Saint Helena) Reverse: ΑHOO…K…T (Saint Constantine)

Bibliography:  DOC IV.2.28.5

3 Related People

Latin Empire
Western European


Thessalonica



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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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