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ID number: BIRBI-B6274
Object type: Coin
Institution: The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection: P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector: Whitting, Philip D.
Maker: Andronikos II Palaiologos; Michael IX Palaiologos; Constantinople
Place made: Eurasia: Istanbul
Date made: 1294-1320
Diameter (cm): 2.45
Weight (g): 4.06
Axis (degrees): 180.00
Provenance: Whitting G1722. A. H. Baldwin, 30th September 1968, previously ex. Dr. Protonotarios Collection.
Description: Obverse: Half-length figure of Virgin, facing, nimbate, orans, wearing tunic and maphorion, within the walls of Constantinople; sigla M X. Reverse: Full-length figure of Christ in centre, bearded and nimbate, crowning two emperors; to r. full-length figure of emperor Michael, beardless, wearing stemma, collar-piece and loros; hand on breast and to r. full-length figure of emperor Andronikos, bearded, wearing stemma, collar-piece and loros; hand upon breast.
Inscriptions: Obverse: None. Reverse: XMIΛHII (Michael) AAN… (Andronikos) IC XC (Jesus Christ)
Bibliography: DOC V.247
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