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ID number:  BIRBI-B6297
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; Constantinople
Denomination:  Assarion
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  1294-1320
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.2
Weight (g):  1.52
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Whitting 5992. ex. James R. Stewart Collection, 30th January 1968, previously ex. Grantley Collection.
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Description:  Obverse: Seraph, with face in centre, and four wings surrounding, with additional pair of wings. Reverse: Three-quarter-length figure of Andronikos II on l. and of Michael IX, facing, holding between them cross on long shaft; both wear stemma, collar-piece and loros of simplified type.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: None. Reverse: MIXAHΛΔM… (Michael, despot)

Bibliography:  DOC V.638-646

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6 Related People

Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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