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ID number:  BIRBI-B6029
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
Weight (g):  1.88
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 5978.

Description:  Obverse: Bust of Christ, beardless and nimbate, wearing tunic and kolobion. Reverse: Half-length figure of emperor wearing stemma, collar-piece and jeweled loros of simplified type; holds in l. hand cross.

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

Bibliography:  DOC IV.2.33.Var.

Notes:  Overstruck obverse on obverse over Latin Empire Thessalonica Large Module (posssibly); Obverse double struck.

3 Related People

Whitting, Philip David
Uncertain mint

Latin Empire
Western European

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