Online Collections at UoB - Objects
Go to the Advanced Search
<< Viewing Record 1316 of 3000 >>
View : Light Box | List View | Image List | Detailed

Your search has been limited to 3000 records. As your search has brought back a large number of records consider using the 'Advanced Search' feature which enables you to use more search terms to bring back a more accurate set of records.


ID number:  BIRBI-YH0035
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.; Yenimahalle Hoard
Maker:  Latin Empire; Thessalonica
Denomination:  Aspron Trachy Nomisma
Place made:  Europe: Greece, Thessaloniki
Culture:  Frankish
Date made:  1204-1261
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  3.3
Weight (g):  2.86
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  From Yenimahalle Hoard, 1967, through Whitting. See Hendy 1969 'Coinage and Money' p.401

Description:  Obverse: Christ, bearded and nimbate, wearing tunic and kolobion, seated upon throne without back; r. hand raised in benediction, holds Gospels in l. hand; cross above cushion of throne to r. Reverse: Full-length figures of Saints Helena (l.) and Constantine (r.) holding between them patriarchal cross on long shaft and step; both wear stemma, divitision, collar-piece and jeweled loros of simplified type; St. Helena holds jeweled sceptre, St. Constantine holds cross-topped sceptre.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IC (Jesus) Reverse: HΛ…HI… (Helena) Ꙩ (Saint [Constantine])

Bibliography:  DOC IV.2.26.7

4 Related People

Whitting, Philip David
Latin Empire
Western European


Yenimahalle Hoard

<< Viewing Record 1316 of 3000 >>