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ID number: BIRBI-B6363
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
Place made: Eurasia: Istanbul
Date made: 1341-1347
Metal: Base Metal
Diameter (cm): 2.2
Weight (g): 2.97
Axis (degrees): 180.00
Provenance: Whitting 6799.
Description: Obverse: Half-length figure of Saint George, beardless and nimbate, wearing military tunic and cuirass; holds in r. hand spear across body and in l. hand shield. Reverse: Half-length figure of emperor, wearing stemma, collar-piece and paneled loros of simplified type; holds in r. hand cross-topped sceptre and in l. hand globus cruciger.
Inscriptions: Obverse: Ꙩ/ΓЄ P/W/ΓIO/C (Saint George) Reverse: Legend illegible.
Bibliography: LPC 10 p.124; DOC V.894-895
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