nauhtomin (Chav1)

nauhtomin (Chav1)
Simplex Glyph

Glyph or Iconographic Image Description: 

This simplex glyph or notation is a circle with what appears to be the numeral four tipped on its side. It represents four tomines {nauhtomin), i.e., four reales or half a peso, given that a peso was worth eight tomines or reales. These coins represent a European colonial introduction.

Description, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Added Analysis: 

The word tomin, in Nahuatl, came to mean "money," too. But here, it is specifically referring to a quantity of tomines or reales.

Added Analysis, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Gloss Image: 
Gloss Diplomatic Transcription: 


Gloss Normalization: 


Gloss Analysis, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Source Manuscript: 
Date of Manuscript: 


Creator's Location (and place coverage): 

Huejotzingo, Puebla, Mexico

Semantic Categories: 
Shapes and Perspectives: 
Other Cultural Influences: 

tomines, monedas, dinero, números, coins

Museum & Rare Book Comparisons: 
Glyph or Iconographic Image: 
Glyph/Icon Name, Spanish Translation: 

cuatro tomines, o cuatro reales

Spanish Translation, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

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.”