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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B6027
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Latin Empire; Uncertain mint
Denomination:  Aspron Trachy Nomisma (Small Module)
Culture:  Frankish
Date made:  1204-1261
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.2
Weight (g):  1.12
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 3501.
BIRBI-B6027.jpg

Description:  Obverse: Virgin nimbate, wearing tunic and maphorion, seated upon throne with back; holds beardless, nimbate head of Christ on breast. Reverse: Emperor seated upon throne without back, wearing stemma, divitision, collar-piece and paneled loros of simplified type; holds in r. hand labarum-headed sceptre, and in l. hand anexikakia; Manus Dei in upper r. field.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: ...ЄΠI… (despot?) Reverse: HUI… (Manouel)

Bibliography:  DOC IV.2.32.2

3 Related People

Latin Empire
Western European


Whitting_Phillip-T.jpg
Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Uncertain mint



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