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ID number:  BIRBI-B6004
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):  3.1
Weight (g):  2.29
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 3561.

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 / …A Nȣ / H… (Emmanuel) Reverse: None visible/blundered?

Bibliography:  DOC IV.2.25.2

Notes:  Overstruck, obverse on obverse, of Thessalonica Type A.

3 Related People

Latin Empire
Western European

Whitting, Philip David

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