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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B6544ADD
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):  2.7
Weight (g):  2.91
Axis (degrees):  180.00
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Description:  Obverse: Virgin nimbate, wearing tunic and maphorion, seated upon throne with back; holds beardless, nimbate head of Christ on breast. Reverse: Full-length figure of emperor wearing stemma, divitision and chlamys; holds in r. hand labarum on long shaft, and in l. hand anexikakia.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: None Visible. Reverse:...ΛII ΔЄC… (Manouel, despot)

Bibliography:  DOC IV.2.1.2

2 Related People

Latin Empire
Western European


Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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