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ID number: BIRBI-B6291
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; Michael IX Palaiologos; Andronikos III Palaiologos; Constantinople
Place made: Eurasia: Istanbul
Date made: 1294-1320
Diameter (cm): 2.05
Weight (g): 1.96
Axis (degrees): 180.00
Provenance: Whitting 6149. ex. James R. Stewart Collection, 30th January 1968, previously ex. Grantley Collection.
Description: Obverse: Christ, bearded and nimbate, wearing tunic and kolobion, seated upon backless throne, r. hand raised in benediction, l. hand resting on Gospels. Reverse: Full-length figures of emperors on l. and r., both wearing stemma, collar-piece, simplified loros and sagion; both hold between them labarum on long shaft with circular ornamentation.
Inscriptions: Obverse: IC X (Jesus Christ) KPIЄ KVIЄ (Lord Lord) Reverse: AVTIKPATIC OCIIMΛIVИ (emperor of the Romans)
Bibliography: DOC V.513-540
Notes: Pierced on obverse at 45 degrees.
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