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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B6310
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):  2.1
Weight (g):  2.55
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 5987. ex. James R. Stewart Collection, 30th January 1968, previously ex. Grantley Collection.
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Description:  Obverse: Equal-armed cross with pellet in each quarter, surrounded by legend border. Reverse: Full-length figures of two emperors, holding between them labarum on long shaft; both wear stemma, collar-piece and divitision.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: +ANΔPONIKOCΔOCΠOTHC (Andronikos, despot) Reverse: AIIΔPOKΛ ([Retrograde] Andronikos)

Bibliography:  DOC V.647-654

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6 Related People

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


Andronikos II Palaiologos
Byzantine
1259
1332
Michael IX Palaiologos
Byzantine
1277
1320
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