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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B6360
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Andronikos III Palaiologos; Constantinople
Denomination:  Assarion
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  1328-1341
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.2
Weight (g):  1.48
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 3194. Seaby, October 1957.
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Description:  Obverse: Three-quarter-length figure of emperor standing and facing, bearded, wearing stemma, collar-piece, paneled loros and sagion; holds in r. hand cross-topped sceptre and holds l. hand on waist. Reverse: Cross ancrée, with pellet in each quadrant.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: AVTOKP …OMAN (Emperor of the Romans) Reverse: None.

Bibliography:  LPC 13 p.126; DOC V.908-912

3 Related People

Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


Andronikos III Palaiologos
Byzantine
1297
1341
Whitting_Phillip-T.jpg
Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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