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Numismatics

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
Denomination:  Basilikon
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  1328-1341
Metal:  Silver
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.
BIRBI-B6352.jpg

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

5 Related People

Andronikos III Palaiologos
Byzantine
1297
1341
Stewart, James R.
Australian
03 Jul 1913
06 Feb 1962
Whitting_Phillip-T.jpg
Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Lord Grantley
British
01 Oct 1855
05 Aug 1943
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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