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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B6318
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):  2.15
Weight (g):  1.94
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 6159. ex. James R. Stewart Collection, 30th January 1968, previously ex. Grantley Collection.
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Description:  Obverse: Full-length figure of Andronikos II, standing and facing, wearing stemma, collar-piece and loros of simplified type; holds in r. hand cross-topped sceptre and in l. hand anexikakia. Reverse: As obverse with Michael IX.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: ANΔPHI… ([in retrograde] Andronikos) ...ΓKIИИ (garbled?) Reverse: ΛΙΛI-CCΠO (Palaiologos?) AΛCΛIΛ (garbled?)

Bibliography:  DOC V.671-676

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06 Feb 1962
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Whitting, Philip David
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Andronikos II Palaiologos
Byzantine
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