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ID number: BIRBI-B6206
Object type: Coin
Institution: The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection: P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector: Whitting, Philip D.; Stewart, James R.
Maker: Andronikos II Palaiologos; Constantinople
Place made: Eurasia: Istanbul
Date made: 1282-1328
Metal: Base Metal
Diameter (cm): 1.9
Weight (g): 1.68
Axis (degrees): 180.00
Provenance: Whitting 5968. ex. James R. Stewart Collection, 30th January 1968.
Description: Obverse: Full-length figure of Virgin, nimbate and orans, wearing tunic and maphorion. Reverse: Full-length figure of emperor, standing, wearing stemma, collar-piece, loros and sagion; holds in r. hand cross-topped sceptre and in l. hand globus cruciger.
Inscriptions: Obverse: M ΘV (Mother of God) Reverse: A/ΛΛ/IN/IKOC/ΔЄCI/…OT Λ Λ Ι Ι Λ ΟC (Andronikos, despot, Palaiologos)
Bibliography: DOC V.593-594
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