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ID number: BIRBI-B6287
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; Andronikos III Palaiologos; Constantinople
Place made: Eurasia: Istanbul
Date made: 1294-1320
Diameter (cm): 2.1
Weight (g): 1.88
Axis (degrees): 180.00
Provenance: Whitting 3178. Through exchange with G. C. Haines, July 1957.
Description: Obverse: Christ, bearded and nimbate, wearing tunic and kolobion, seated upon backless throne, r. hand raised in benediction, l. hand resting on Gospels. Reverse: Full-length figures of emperors on l. and r., both wearing stemma, collar-piece, simplified loros and sagion; both hold between them labarum on long shaft with circular ornamentation.
Inscriptions: Obverse: IC XC (Jesus Christ) KVIIЄ IOHOC (Lord assist) Reverse: ꓯVTOKTATI CЄCPOMXIOV (the emperor of the Romans)
Bibliography: DOC V.535-538
Notes: Pierced on obverse at 180 degrees.
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