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ID number: BIRBI-B6281
Object type: Coin
Institution: The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection: G. C. Haines Collection
Collector: Haines, Geoffrey
Maker: Andronikos II Palaiologos; Michael IX Palaiologos; Andronikos III Palaiologos; Constantinople
Place made: Eurasia: Istanbul
Date made: 1294-1320
Diameter (cm): 2.2
Weight (g): 2.11
Axis (degrees): 180.00
Provenance: Haines 2616. ex. Charles Oman Collection, 1949.
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) KYPIЄ ΘOHΘЄI (Lord assist) Reverse: AYTOKPATO PHCRWMAIWN (the emperor of the Romans)
Bibliography: DOC V.513-515
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