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ID number: BIRBI-B6309
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; Michael IX Palaiologos; Constantinople
Place made: Eurasia: Istanbul
Date made: 1294-1320
Metal: Base Metal
Diameter (cm): 2
Weight (g): 2.38
Axis (degrees): 315.00
Provenance: Whitting 5988. ex. James R. Stewart Collection, 30th January 1968.
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: +ANΔPONIKOCΔЄCΠOTHC (Andronikos, despot) Reverse: ANΔPOHIKOC ([Retrograde] Andronikos) MIXAHΛHH (Michael)
Bibliography: DOC V.647-654
Notes: Pierced on obverse at 270 degrees
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