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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B6284
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 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):  2.2
Weight (g):  2.07
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 6148. ex. James R. Stewart Collection, 30th January 1968, previously ex. Grantley Collection.
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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: XC (Christ) ITCI:I (Assist?) Reverse: AVTIK… ЄCPWMAION (the emperor of the Romans)

Bibliography:  DOC V.513-515

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Stewart, James R.
Australian
03 Jul 1913
06 Feb 1962
Lord Grantley
British
01 Oct 1855
05 Aug 1943
Michael IX Palaiologos
Byzantine
1277
1320
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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Andronikos II Palaiologos
Byzantine
1259
1332
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