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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B6348
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; Andronikos III Palaiologos; Constantinople
Denomination:  Assarion
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  1294-1320
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.6
Weight (g):  3.75
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Whitting 4875. ex. Fane Dixon Collection, February 1950.
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Description:  Obverse: Full-length figure of Emperor standing, facing, wearing stemma, collar-piece, paneled loros and divitision; holds in r. hand cross-topped sceptre and in l. hand anexikakia. Reverse: Full-length figure of emperor standing, facing, wearing stemma, collar-piece, jeweled loros of simplified type and sagion; holds in r. hand cross-topped sceptre and in l. anexikakia; B B to l. and r. of figure.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: None. Reverse: None.

Bibliography:  DOC V.671-676

5 Related People

Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


Andronikos III Palaiologos
Byzantine
1297
1341
Andronikos II Palaiologos
Byzantine
1259
1332
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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Michael IX Palaiologos
Byzantine
1277
1320
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