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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B5989
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):  2.8
Weight (g):  3.23
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 4032. Spink, February 1962.
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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 archangel Michael nimbate, wearing short military tunic, breastplate and sagion; holds in r. hand jeweled trefoil sceptre and in l. hand globus cruciger.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: C X (Jesus Christ) Reverse: …X… ([Archangel] Michael)

Bibliography:  DOC IV.2.16.2

3 Related People

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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Latin Empire
Western European


Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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