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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B6201
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Andronikos II Palaiologos; Constantinople
Denomination:  Trachea
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  1282-1328
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.3
Weight (g):  3.15
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 711.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of cherub, surrounded by four stars and crosses. Reverse: Emperor being presented to Christ by Archangel Michael; emperor wears stemma, collar-piece, paneled loros of simplified type and sagion; above the Archangel Michael, beardless and nimbate; Christ, bearded and nimbate, wears tunic and kolobion, and crowns the emperor; holds scroll in l. hand.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: None. Reverse: None Visible.

Bibliography:  LPC 7

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Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


Andronikos II Palaiologos
Byzantine
1259
1332
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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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