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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B6208
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; Constantinople
Denomination:  Billon Tornesi
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  1282-1328
Metal:  Billon
Diameter (cm):  1.9
Weight (g):  0.97
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 6157. ex. James R. Stewart Collection, 30th January 1968, previously ex. Grantley Collection.
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Description:  Obverse: Full-length figure of emperor, standing and facing, wearing stemma, collar-piece, divitision and loros; holds in r. hand cross-topped sceptre and in l. hand akakia; Manus Dei in upper field. Reverse: Equal-armed cross at centre, with radial legend around.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: ANΔPINI KIC ЄNXΔ (Andronikos, in Christ, despot) Reverse: KOMHNOCOΓAΛAIOΛOΓOC (Komnenos, Palaiologos)

Bibliography:  DOC V.551-557

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Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Stewart, James R.
Australian
03 Jul 1913
06 Feb 1962
Lord Grantley
British
01 Oct 1855
05 Aug 1943
Andronikos II Palaiologos
Byzantine
1259
1332
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