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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B5969
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):  2.7
Weight (g):  2.68
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 5836. ex. James R. Stewart Collection, 30th January 1968.
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Description:  Obverse: Virgin nimbate, wearing tunic and maphorion, seated upon throne with back; holds beardless, nimbate head of Christ on breast. Reverse: Emperor seated upon throne without back, wearing stemma, divitision, collar-piece and paneled loros of simplified type; holds in r. hand labarum-headed sceptre, and in l. hand anexikakia; Manus Dei in upper r. field.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: M (Mother) Reverse: …III… (?) ...ΠO (despot)

Bibliography:  DOC IV.2.3.3

4 Related People

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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Stewart, James R.
Australian
03 Jul 1913
06 Feb 1962
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


Latin Empire
Western European


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