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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B5971
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):  2.05
Weight (g):  2.00
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 5839. ex. James R. Stewart Collection, 30th January 1968.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Christ, beardless and nimbate, wearing tunic and kolobion; holds scroll in l. hand; pellet in each limb of nimbus cross. 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 globus cruciger.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IC X (Jesus Christ) Reverse: …IΛ Δ (Manouel, despot)

Bibliography:  DOC IV.2.4.8

4 Related People

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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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


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