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ID number:  BIRBI-B6018
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Latin Empire; Uncertain mint
Denomination:  Aspron Trachy Nomisma (Small Module)
Culture:  Frankish
Date made:  1204-1261
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.35
Weight (g):  1.81
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 3500.

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 and chlamys; holds in r. hand labarum on long shaft, and in l. hand anexikakia.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: MP ΘV (Mother of God). Reverse: …OTF (Despot?)

Bibliography:  DOC IV.2.30.10

3 Related People

Uncertain mint

Whitting, Philip David
Latin Empire
Western European

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