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ID number:  BIRBI-B6359
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Andronikos III Palaiologos; Constantinople
Denomination:  Assarion
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  1334
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.05
Weight (g):  1.99
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 4871. c.1949.
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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: ANΔΓOИI…OCΔЄCΠOT (Andronikos, despot) Reverse: N B (2nd indiction)

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

3 Related People

Andronikos III Palaiologos
Byzantine
1297
1341
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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