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ID number:  BIRBI-B6557ADD
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Maker:  Latin Empire; Thessalonica
Denomination:  Aspron Trachy Nomisma
Place made:  Europe: Greece, Thessaloniki
Culture:  Frankish
Date made:  1204-1261
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.6
Weight (g):  2.03
Axis (degrees):  180.00

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 St Helena (l.) and St 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: None Visible. Reverse: \IHIN… (Constantine)

Bibliography:  DOC IV.2.26.1

2 Related People

Latin Empire
Western European


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