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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B6536ADD
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Maker:  Andronikos II Palaiologos; Constantinople
Denomination:  Tetarteron
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  1282-1328
Metal:  Billon
Diameter (cm):  1.65
Weight (g):  0.56
Axis (degrees):  180.00
BIRBI-B6536.jpg

Description:  Obverse: Half-length figure of Virgin, orans and nimbate, wearing tunic and maphorion. Reverse: Half-length figure of emperor, bearded, wearing stemma, collar-piece and loros of simplified type; holds in r. hand cross-topped sceptre and in l. hand globus cruciger.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: MP ΘV (Mother of God) Reverse: A / N / Δ… NI… (Andronikos)

Bibliography:  DOC V.2.627

2 Related People

Andronikos II Palaiologos
Byzantine
1259
1332
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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