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ID number:  BIRBI-B6548ADD
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):  2.99
Axis (degrees):  180.00
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Description:  Obverse: Half-length figure of St. Nicholas, bearded and nimbate, orans; wears episcopal vestments, of which omophorion is visible. Reverse: Full-length figure of St. John the Baptist, bearded and nimbate, wearing tunic and cloak; holds in r. hand patriarchal cross on long shaft, and holds l. hand outstretched.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: O ΑΓΙΟC N…K...ΛAOC (Saint Nicholas) Reverse: IW… O ΠP… (Saint John Prodromos)

Bibliography:  DOC IV.2.21.2 (Exact coin)

2 Related People

Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


Latin Empire
Western European


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