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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B6298
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Andronikos II Palaiologos; Michael IX Palaiologos; Constantinople
Denomination:  Assarion
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  1294-1320
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.1
Weight (g):  1.58
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 4873.
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Description:  Obverse: Seraph, with face in centre, and four wings surrounding, with additional pair of wings. Reverse: Three-quarter-length figure of Andronikos II on l. and of Michael IX, facing, holding between them cross on long shaft; both wear stemma, collar-piece and loros of simplified type.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: None. Reverse: ANΔCN… (Andronikos) MIXAHΛN (Michael)

Bibliography:  DOC V.638-646

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4 Related People

Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


Andronikos II Palaiologos
Byzantine
1259
1332
Michael IX Palaiologos
Byzantine
1277
1320
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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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