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ID number: BIRBI-B6352
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 III Palaiologos; Constantinople
Place made: Eurasia: Istanbul
Date made: 1328-1341
Diameter (cm): 2
Weight (g): 1.47
Axis (degrees): 180.00
Provenance: Whitting 6056. ex. James R. Stewart Collection, 30th January 1968, previously ex. Grantley Collection.
Description: Obverse: Christ, bearded and nimbate, seated upon throne with back; wears tunic and kolobion, and holds on knees Gospels; 8 B to l. and r. of throne. 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: None Visible. Reverse: Γ/O/A (Saint) ΔHΛITИI (Demetrios) ΛΗΛИTIPOII (Demetrios [blundered])
Bibliography: LPC 3 p.118; DOC V.858-863
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