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ID number:  BIRBI-B5958
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Latin Empire; Constantinople
Denomination:  Aspron Trachy Nomisma
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Frankish
Date made:  1204-1261
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  3
Weight (g):  3.06
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 3666. ex. P. Woodhead Collection, October 1962, 'from Athens'.

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 ΘV (Mother of God) Reverse: ...ΔЄ… (despot)

Bibliography:  DOC IV.2.1.13

3 Related People


Whitting, Philip David
Latin Empire
Western European

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