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ID number:  BIRBI-B6043
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Maker:  Asenid Bulgaria; Alexios III Angelos; Constantine I
Denomination:  Aspron Trachy Nomisma
Culture:  Bulgarian
Date made:  1202-1215?
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.4
Weight (g):  1.56
Axis (degrees):  180.00
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Description:  Obverse: Beardless, nimbate bust of Christ, wearing tunic and kolobion; holds Gospels. Reverse: Full-length figure of emperor on l. and of St. Constantine nimbate; Emperor and saint wear stemma, divitision, collar-piece and jeweled loros of simplified type; both hold labarum-headed sceptre.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: …X (Christ) Reverse: None Visible.

Bibliography:  DOC IV.1.3.Var.

Notes:  Corroded.

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Constantine I
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