nahui pesos (Chav1)

nahui pesos (Chav1)
Simplex Glyph

Glyph or Iconographic Image Description: 

This simplex glyph-notation shows a frontal of four pesos (nahui pesos). These are four circles of equal size, each one filled in with a black or dark gray water color.

Description, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Added Analysis: 

These coins represent a European colonial introduction. For comparison, see a single peso and a half peso (four tomines), below.

Added Analysis, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Gloss Image: 
Gloss Diplomatic Transcription: 

nahui poss.

Gloss Normalization: 

nahui pesos

Gloss Analysis, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Source Manuscript: 
Date of Manuscript: 


Creator's Location (and place coverage): 

Huejotzingo, Puebla, Mexico

Semantic Categories: 
Cultural Content, Credit: 

Jeff Haskett-Wood

Shapes and Perspectives: 
Parts (compounds or simplex + notation): 
Other Cultural Influences: 

pesos, cuatro, dinero, money, coins

Glyph or Iconographic Image: 
Relevant Nahuatl Dictionary Word(s): 
Image Source: 

The Codex Chavero of Huexotzinco (or Códice Chavero de Huexotzinco),

Image Source, Rights: 

The Codex Chavero of Huexotzinco (or Códice Chavero de Huexotzinco) is held by the Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia, México. It is published online by the World Digital Library and the Library of Congress, which is “unaware of any copyright or other restrictions in the World Digital Library Collection.”