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ID number:  BIRBI-B6561ADD
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Maker:  Asenid Bulgaria
Denomination:  Aspron Trachy Nomisma
Culture:  Bulgarian
Date made:  c.1200-1202?
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.6
Weight (g):  2.67
Axis (degrees):  180.00

Description:  Obverse: Virgin nimbate, wearing tunic and maphorion, seated upon throne with back; holds beardless, nimbate head of Christ on breast. Reverse: Full-length figure of emperor wearing stemma, divitision, collar-piece, jeweled loros of simplified type and sagion; holds in r. hand cross-topped sceptre and in l. hand anexikakia.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: Θ ([Mother] of God) Reverse: None Visible.

Bibliography:  DOC IV.1.2.1

Notes:  Double struck on reverse.

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Asenid Bulgaria

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