ID number: BIRBI-B6074
Object type: Coin
Institution: The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection: P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector: Whitting, Philip D.; Stewart, James R.
Maker: Theodore I Laskaris; Nicaea
Denomination: Aspron Trachy Nomisma
Place made: Eurasia: Bursa, Iznik
Date made: 1208-1212?
Diameter (cm): 3.2
Weight (g): 3.57
Axis (degrees): 180.00
Provenance: Whitting 0850. ex. James R. Stewart Collection, 30th January 1968, previously ex. E. Gans, 1949.
Description: Obverse: Christ, bearded and nimbate, wearing tunic and kolobion, seated upon throne with back; holds Gospels in l. hand. Reverse: Full-length figure of emperor on l. and of St. Theodore, bearded and nimbate, holding between them long shaft, at head of which a star; emperor wears stemma, divitision, jeweled loros of simplified type and sagion; holds sheathed sword, point downward, in r. hand; Saint wears short military tunic, breastplate and sagion; holds sheathed sword, point downward, in l. hand.
Inscriptions: Obverse: IC XC (Jesus Christ) Reverse: None Visible.
Bibliography: DOC IV.2.2.3