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ID number:  BIRBI-B6303
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. C. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Andronikos II Palaiologos; Michael IX Palaiologos; Andronikos III Palaiologos; Constantinople
Denomination:  Assarion
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  1294-1328
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.9
Weight (g):  1.98
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 693. Spink, 1923.
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Description:  Obverse: Equal-armed cross with pellet in each quarter, surrounded by legend border. Reverse: Full-length figures of two emperors, holding between them labarum on long shaft; both wear stemma, collar-piece and divitision.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: +ANΔPONI…OCΔЄCΠOTHC (Andronikos, despot) Reverse: ANΔ… (Andronikos)

Bibliography:  DOC V.647-654

2 Related Media Items

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5 Related People

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Michael IX Palaiologos
Byzantine
1277
1320
Andronikos III Palaiologos
Byzantine
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1341
Andronikos II Palaiologos
Byzantine
1259
1332
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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