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ID number:  BIRBI-YH0001
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.; Yenimahalle Hoard
Maker:  Latin Empire; Constantinople
Denomination:  Aspron Trachy Nomisma
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Frankish
Date made:  1204-1261
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.9
Weight (g):  4.24
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting unnumbered. From Michael O'Hara, ex. Yenimahalle Hoard. See Hendy 1969 'Coinage and Money' p.387

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 Θ (Mother of God) Reverse: …AИUHΛ ΔЄCΠOTHC (Manouel, despot)

Bibliography:  DOC IV.2.1.2

4 Related People

Whitting, Philip David
Latin Empire
Western European


Yenimahalle Hoard

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