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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B6331
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. C. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey; 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):  2.05
Weight (g):  1.56
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 2457, A. H. Baldwin, 1948, previously ex. Grantley Collection.
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Description:  Obverse: Half-length figures of two emperors, holding between them patriarchal cross on long shaft; both wear stemma, collar-piece and paneled loros. Reverse: Equal-armed cross with intersection at centre, within legend border.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: None Visible. Reverse: …OPCCPWMAIWN+ (emperor of the Romans)

Bibliography:  DOC V.705-710; LPC 51 p.98

2 Related Media Items

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5 Related People

Michael IX Palaiologos
Byzantine
1277
1320
Andronikos II Palaiologos
Byzantine
1259
1332
Lord Grantley
British
01 Oct 1855
05 Aug 1943
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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