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ID number:  BIRBI-B6291
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):  2.05
Weight (g):  1.96
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 6149. 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: IC X (Jesus Christ) KPIЄ KVIЄ (Lord Lord) Reverse: AVTIKPATIC OCIIMΛIVИ (emperor of the Romans)

Bibliography:  DOC V.513-540

Notes:  Pierced on obverse at 45 degrees.

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7 Related People

Michael IX Palaiologos
Byzantine
1277
1320
Andronikos II Palaiologos
Byzantine
1259
1332
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


Lord Grantley
British
01 Oct 1855
05 Aug 1943
Andronikos III Palaiologos
Byzantine
1297
1341
Stewart, James R.
Australian
03 Jul 1913
06 Feb 1962
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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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