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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B6048
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Maker:  Latin Empire; Constantinople
Denomination:  Aspron Trachy Nomisma
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Frankish
Date made:  1204-1261
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  3
Weight (g):  4.14
Axis (degrees):  180.00
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Description:  Obverse: Full-length figure of Virgin Hagiosoritissa nimbate, orans, wearing tunic and maphorion; Manus Dei in upper r. field. Reverse: Full-length figures of Saints Peter (l.) and Paul (r.) nimbate, wearing tunic and kolobion, embracing each other; St. Peter has short beard, St. Paul a long one.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: M Θ (Mother of God) …H…TI..T (ΑΓΙΟCOPITICA=Most Holy?) Reverse: …AVΓIO…NΠH… (Saints Peter and Paul)

Bibliography:  DOC IV.20.5

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Latin Empire
Western European


Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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