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ID number:  BIRBI-B6033
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; Uncertain mint
Denomination:  Aspron Trachy Nomisma (Small Module)
Culture:  Frankish
Date made:  1204-1261
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.25
Weight (g):  1.83
Axis (degrees):  135.00
Provenance:  Whitting 5631. ex. James R. Stewart Collection, 30th January 1968.

Description:  Obverse: Christ, bearded and nimbate, wearing tunic and kolobion, seated upon throne without back; r. hand raised in benediction, l. hand holds Gospels; cross above cushions of throne. Reverse: Full-length figures of Saint Helena (l.) and Saint Constantine (r.), holding between them patriarchal cross on long shaft and step; Both wear stemma, divitision, collar-piece and jeweled loros of simplified type; Saint Helena holds jeweled sceptre, Saint Constantine holds cross-topped sceptre.

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

Bibliography:  DOC IV.2.35.1

4 Related People

Whitting, Philip David
Latin Empire
Western European

Stewart, James R.
03 Jul 1913
06 Feb 1962
Uncertain mint

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