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Aspron trachy nomisma: CM.6704-2007

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Object information

Current Location: In storage


Ruler: Alexius III (1195-1203)
Mint: Constantinople
State: Roman Empire




History note: Ex Ritchie W. Post; from the F. Martin Post Collection, bt for $9.50

Measurements and weight

Image(height): 31.54 mm
Image(width): 29.46 mm

Place(s) associated

  • Constantinople

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2007-11-19) by The Post Family Trust


1197 - 1203

Components of the work

Object composed of billon Die Axis 180 degrees Weight 3.75 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Nimbate bust of Christ facing in tunic and kolobion with scroll, IC and XC under lines in field left and right

  • Text: Emperor at left and St Constantine at right standing facing in stemmae, divitisiona, collar-pieces and jewelled loroi, each with cross on globe holding a labraum-headed sceptre together
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.6704-2007
Primary reference Number: 166267
DOC: 4-1.409.3b
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 15 July 2020 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Coins and Medals

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