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ID number:  BIRBI-B5942
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Maker:  Alexios III Angelos; Constantine I; Constantinople
Denomination:  Aspron Trachy Nomisma
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  1195-1203
Metal:  Billon
Diameter (cm):  2.9
Weight (g):  3.77
Axis (degrees):  180.00

Description:  Obverse: Beardless, nimbate bust of Christ, wearing tunic and kolobion; holds scroll in l. hand; Pellet, or pellets, normally in each limb of nimbus cross. Reverse: Full-length figure of emperor on l., and of St. Constantine nimbate, holding between them globus cruciger; emperor and saint wear stemma, divitision, collar-piece and jeweled loros of simplified type; both hold labarum headed sceptre.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IC XC (Jesus Christ) KЄR...Θ (Lord assist) Reverse: …NTWHN (of the Komnenoi?)

Bibliography:  DOC IV.1.3c.6

3 Related People

Alexios III Angelos


Constantine I
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