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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B6312
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):  2.20
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Whitting 0721. A. H. Baldwin, April 1949.
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Description:  Obverse: Palaiologan monogram, consisting of ΠA on bottom line and ΛΓ above. Reverse: Half-length figures of two emperors, holding between them labarum; both wear stemma, collar-piece and loros of simplified type, and hold in other hand cross-topped sceptre.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: None. Reverse: Legend illegible.

Bibliography:  DOC V.661-670

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Andronikos II Palaiologos
Byzantine
1259
1332
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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