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ID number:  BIRBI-B5983
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.; Stewart, James R.
Maker:  Latin Empire; Constantinople
Denomination:  Aspron Trachy Nomisma
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Frankish
Date made:  1204-1261
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.8
Weight (g):  1.23
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 5830. ex. James R. Stewart Collection, 30th January 1968.

Description:  Obverse: Full-length figure of Christ, standing on dais, bearded and nimbate, wearing tunic and kolobion; r. hand raised in benediction, holds Gospels in l. hand; pellet in each limb of nimbus cross. Reverse: Full-length figure of emperor wearing stemma, short military tunic, breastplate and sagion; holds in r. hand labarum on long shaft, and in l. hand globus cruciger.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: None visible. Reverse: …U...Φ… (purple-born)

Bibliography:  DOC IV.2.15.16

Notes:  Roughly clipped.

4 Related People

Stewart, James R.
03 Jul 1913
06 Feb 1962
Latin Empire
Western European

Whitting, Philip David

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