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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B6326
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):  1.80
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 6041, ex. James R. Stewart Collection, 30th January 1968, previously ex. Grantley Collection.
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Description:  Obverse: None. Reverse: Half-length figures of two emperors, holding between them labarum on long shaft with circular ornament on shaft; both wear stemma, collar-piece and loros of simplified type.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: AVTO/KPATOP/ЄCPWM/AIWN (Emperor of the Romans) Reverse: AVTO…AIWN (Emperor of the Romans)

Bibliography:  DOC V.691; LPC 41 p.92 (Exact Coin)

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6 Related People

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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


Lord Grantley
British
01 Oct 1855
05 Aug 1943
Stewart, James R.
Australian
03 Jul 1913
06 Feb 1962
Michael IX Palaiologos
Byzantine
1277
1320
Andronikos II Palaiologos
Byzantine
1259
1332
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