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ID number:  BIRBI-B6567ADD
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Maker:  Asenid Bulgaria
Denomination:  Aspron Trachy Nomisma
Culture:  Bulgarian
Date made:  c.1195-1200?
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.4
Weight (g):  2.73
Axis (degrees):  180.00

Description:  Obverse: Christ, bearded and nimbate, wearing tunic and kolobion, seated upon throne without back; holds Gospels in l. hand; star to l. and r. above throne. Reverse: Full-length figure of emperor on l., crowned by Virgin nimbate; emperor wears stemma, divitision, collar-piece and jeweled loros of simplified type; holds in r. hand sceptre with patriarchal cross and in l. hand globus cruciger; Virgin wears tunic and maphorion.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: None Visible. Reverse: None Visible.

Bibliography:  DOC IV.1.1a.1

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Asenid Bulgaria

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