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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
Denomination:  Trachea
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
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.
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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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Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Stewart, James R.
Australian
03 Jul 1913
06 Feb 1962
Andronikos II Palaiologos
Byzantine
1259
1332
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