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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B6368
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  John V Palaiologos; Anna of Savoy; Constantinople
Denomination:  Basilikon
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  1342-1345
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  2.1
Weight (g):  1.13
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Whitting 4963. Leu, June 1965.
BIRBI-B6368.jpg

Description:  Obverse: Full-length figure of Christ, bearded and nimbate, seated on high-backed throne; Christ wears tunic and kolobion, and makes sign of benediction with r. hand, l. hand holds Gospels. Reverse: Full-length figure of Anna of Savoy on l. and of Emperor John V; Anna wears stemma and skaramangion, and holds in r. hand trefoil sceptre, l. hand on breast; emperor wears stemma, collar-piece and jeweled loros of simplified type; holds in r. hand anexikakia and in l. hand cross-topped sceptre.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IC XC (Jesus Christ) Reverse: AN… (Anna) IW (John)

Bibliography:  LPC 2 p.132; DOC V.966-984

4 Related People

John V Palaiologos
Byzantium
1332
1391
Anna of Savoy
Savoyard
1306
1365
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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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