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ID number: BIRBI-B5974
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
Date made: 1204-1261
Metal: Base Metal
Diameter (cm): 2.3
Weight (g): 2.25
Axis (degrees): 180.00
Provenance: Whitting 5840. ex. James R. Stewart Collection, 30th January 1968.
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 on l., crowned by Christ, bearded and nimbate; Emperor wears stemma, divitision, collar-piece, paneled loros of simplified type and sagion; holds in r. hand labarum-headed sceptre and in l. hand globus cruciger; Christ wears tunic and kolobion; holds Gospels in l. hand.
Inscriptions: Obverse: None visible. Reverse: None visible.
Bibliography: DOC IV.2.8.2
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