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ID number: BIRBI-B6290
Object type: Coin
Institution: The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection: G. C. Haines Collection
Collector: Haines, Geoffrey
Maker: Andronikos II Palaiologos; Michael IX Palaiologos; Constantinople
Place made: Eurasia: Istanbul
Date made: 1294-1320
Diameter (cm): 2.05
Weight (g): 2.00
Axis (degrees): 180.00
Provenance: Haines 2615. ex. Oman Collection, 1949.
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 XC (Jesus Christ) KVPIЄ BOHΘЄ (Lord assist) Reverse: MIXAHΛIAI (Michael, despot) ANΔNONHIΛOC ([retrograde] Andronikos)
Bibliography: DOC V.509-512
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