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ID number:  BIRBI-B6325
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
Denomination:  Assarion
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  1294-1320
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.2
Weight (g):  1.44
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1454.
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Description:  Obverse: None. Reverse: Full-length figures of two emperors holding between them labarum on long shaft; both wear stemma, collar-piece and loros of traditional type.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: +THC/MAKЄΔ/ONIAC (of the Macedonians) Reverse: AYTOKIAI OC POMЄIO (emperor of the Romans)

Bibliography:  DOC V.690

2 Related Media Items

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4 Related People

Andronikos II Palaiologos
Byzantine
1259
1332
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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Michael IX Palaiologos
Byzantine
1277
1320
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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