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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B6299
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.; Stewart, James R.; Lord Grantley
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
Weight (g):  2.11
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Whitting 5993. ex. James R. Stewart Collection, 30th January 1968, previously ex. Grantley Collection.
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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: ANΔ…KO (Andronikos) MXAHΛI (Michael)

Bibliography:  DOC V.638-646

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6 Related People

Lord Grantley
British
01 Oct 1855
05 Aug 1943
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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Andronikos II Palaiologos
Byzantine
1259
1332
Stewart, James R.
Australian
03 Jul 1913
06 Feb 1962
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


Michael IX Palaiologos
Byzantine
1277
1320
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