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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B6287
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; Andronikos III Palaiologos; Constantinople
Denomination:  Basilikon
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  1294-1320
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  2.1
Weight (g):  1.88
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 3178. Through exchange with G. C. Haines, July 1957.
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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 figures of emperors on l. and r., 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) KVIIЄ IOHOC (Lord assist) Reverse: ꓯVTOKTATI CЄCPOMXIOV (the emperor of the Romans)

Bibliography:  DOC V.535-538

Notes:  Pierced on obverse at 180 degrees.

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Andronikos II Palaiologos
Byzantine
1259
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Byzantine
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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Andronikos III Palaiologos
Byzantine
1297
1341
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