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ID number: BIRBI-B6283
Object type: Coin
Institution: The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection: P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector: Whitting, Philip D.
Maker: Andronikos II Palaiologos; Michael IX Palaiologos; Constantinople
Place made: Eurasia: Istanbul
Date made: 1294-1320
Diameter (cm): 2
Weight (g): 1.85
Axis (degrees): 180.00
Provenance: Whitting 2276. Spink, 7th July 1953.
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 figure of Andronikos II on l. and and Michael IX, 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) KYPЄ COHΘ (Lord Assist) Reverse: ANΔPONIKOC (Andronikos) MXHΛΔЄCΠO (Michael, despot)
Bibliography: DOC V.509-512
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