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ID number: BIRBI-B6298
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
Metal: Base Metal
Diameter (cm): 2.1
Weight (g): 1.58
Axis (degrees): 180.00
Provenance: Whitting 4873.
Description: Obverse: Seraph, with face in centre, and four wings surrounding, with additional pair of wings. Reverse: Three-quarter-length figure of Andronikos II on l. and of Michael IX, facing, holding between them cross on long shaft; both wear stemma, collar-piece and loros of simplified type.
Inscriptions: Obverse: None. Reverse: ANΔCN… (Andronikos) MIXAHΛN (Michael)
Bibliography: DOC V.638-646
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