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ID number:  BIRBI-B5954
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):  2.9
Weight (g):  3.45
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 3877. ex. Ashmolean Museum Collection, 16th January 1960.
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Description:  Obverse: Virgin nimbate, wearing tunic and maphorion, seated upon throne with back; holds beardless, nimbate head of Christ on breast. Reverse: Full-length figure of emperor wearing stemma, divitision and chlamys; holds in r. hand labarum on long shaft, and in l. hand anexikakia.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: M ΘV (Mother of God) Reverse: CANOUΛI… (Manouel)

Bibliography:  DOC IV.2.1.8

Notes:  Flattened.

3 Related People

Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


Latin Empire
Western European


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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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