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ID number: BIRBI-B6353
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: 1328-1341
Diameter (cm): 1.95
Weight (g): 1.21
Axis (degrees): 180.00
Provenance: Whitting 6193. A. H. Baldwin, 30th September 1968, previously ex. Dr. Protonotarios Collection.
Description: Obverse: Full-length figure of Christ, standing facing, bearded and nimbate, wearing tunic and kolobion; holds in l. hand Gospels and makes benediction with r. hand; to l. 8 and *, to r. B and fleur-de-lis. Reverse: Full-length figure of emperor and on r. Saint Demetrios; emperor, wearing stemma, collar-piece and jeweled loros, gestures towards Saint; Saint Demetrios, beardless and nimbate, wearing bishop's clothing, gestures towards emperor.
Inscriptions: Obverse: IC XC (Jesus Christ) Reverse: Γ/Ο/Λ (Saint) ΔΗΛΙPИ (Demetrios) /ITMHIIΛ (Demetrios [blundered])
Bibliography: LPC 5 p.120
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