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ID number:  BIRBI-B6355
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.; Stewart, James R.; Lord Grantley
Maker:  Andronikos III Palaiologos; Constantinople
Denomination:  Assarion
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  1334
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2
Weight (g):  2.49
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 6000. ex. James R. Stewart Collection, 30th January 1968, previously ex. Grantley Collection.
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Description:  Obverse: Half-length figure of emperor, bearded, wearing stemma, collar-piece, and jeweled loros; holds in r. hand labarum-headed sceptre, and in l. hand anexikakia. Reverse: None.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: AN...Δ (Andronikos, despot) Reverse: N B (2nd indiction)

Bibliography:  LPC 12 p.126; DOC V.902-907

5 Related People

Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


Stewart, James R.
Australian
03 Jul 1913
06 Feb 1962
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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Lord Grantley
British
01 Oct 1855
05 Aug 1943
Andronikos III Palaiologos
Byzantine
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