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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B6295
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):  2.2
Weight (g):  2.51
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 0718.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Christ, facing, bearded and nimbate, wearing tunic and kolobion. Reverse: Two full-length figures of emperors standing, holding between them cross on long shaft.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IC XC (Jesus Christ) +KYPIЄBOHΘIЄTCBACI… (Lord assist the emperors) Reverse: Legend illegible.

Bibliography:  DOC V.633-637

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Andronikos II Palaiologos
Byzantine
1259
1332
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Michael IX Palaiologos
Byzantine
1277
1320
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