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Constantine Asen (Tich), Copper, Stamenon, Uncertain Mint, 1257-1277

 
 

Obverse

Frontal bust of Christ, bearded and nimbate, wearing tunic and kolobion. Right hand raised in benediction, Gospels in left hand. ΙΣ ΧΣ to left and right.

Reverse

Full-length figure of Constantine Asen (Tich) wearing stemma, divitision, paneled loros of traditional type, and sagion (?). Labarum-headed scepter in right hand, globus in left hand. T|IΔ in left field and ||Δ in right field ( is the monogram of the tsar).

Obverse

Frontal bust of Christ, bearded and nimbate, wearing tunic and kolobion. Right hand raised in benediction, Gospels in left hand. ΙΣ ΧΣ to left and right.

Reverse

Full-length figure of Constantine Asen (Tich) wearing stemma, divitision, paneled loros of traditional type, and sagion (?). Labarum-headed scepter in right hand, globus in left hand. T|IΔ in left field and ||Δ in right field ( is the monogram of the tsar).

Accession number BZC.2004.25
Catalogue ID as DOC 4.2:646, no. (1)
Ruler Constantine Asen (Tich)
Date of Reign 1257–1277
Metal Copper
Denomination Stamenon
Mint Uncertain Mint
Date 12571277
Diameter 22.0 x 24.0 mm
Weight 2.24 g
Relation of Dies 6:00
Shape Cup

Acquisition History

From Spink's stock, 21 July 2004