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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B5992
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.; Stewart, James R.
Maker:  Latin Empire; Constantinople
Denomination:  Aspron Trachy Nomisma
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Frankish
Date made:  1204-1261
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.6
Weight (g):  3.55
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 5695. ex. James R. Stewart Collection, 30th January 1968.
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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; Pellet in each limb of nimbus cross. Reverse: Full-length figure of Virgin nimbate, orans, wearing tunic and maphorion.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: XC (Christ) Reverse: Ϫ ΘV (Mother of God)

Bibliography:  DOC IV.2.18.4

4 Related People

Latin Empire
Western European


Whitting_Phillip-T.jpg
Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Stewart, James R.
Australian
03 Jul 1913
06 Feb 1962
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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