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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B6347
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
Denomination:  Basilikon
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  1294-1320
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  2
Weight (g):  1.73
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 6976. A. H. Baldwin, 27th May 1969.
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Description:  Obverse: Full-length figure of Emperor standing, facing, wearing stemma, collar-piece, paneled loros and divitision; holds in r. hand cross-topped sceptre and in l. hand anexikakia. Reverse: Full-length figure of emperor standing, facing, wearing stemma, collar-piece, jeweled loros of simplified type and sagion; holds in r. hand cross-topped sceptre.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: AΔ… (Andronikos) Reverse: Δ...ΔЄΠOCTHC (Despot)

Bibliography:  LPC 4 p.110; Num.Cir.April 1962.

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Whitting, Philip David
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Andronikos II Palaiologos
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Michael IX Palaiologos
Byzantine
1277
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Constantinople
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