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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B6361
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Andronikos III Palaiologos; John V Palaiologos; Anna of Savoy; Constantinople
Denomination:  Hyperpyron
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  1341-1347
Metal:  Gold
Diameter (cm):  2.5
Weight (g):  4.15
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting G590. Glendining, September 1956.
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Description:  Obverse: Full-length figure of Anna and of John V, standing facing; Anna wears stemma, collar-piece and skaramangion; John wears sremma, collar-piece and jeweled loros; Anna holds in r. hand trefoil sceptre with her l. hand on breast; John holds in l. hand cross-topped sceptre and in r. hand anexikakia; sigla Δ to r. of John. Reverse: Andronikos III on l., kneeling before full-length standing figure of Christ, bearded and nimbate; Andronikos, wearing stemma, collar-piece and jeweled loros, gestures towards Christ; Christ, wearing tunic and kolobion, holds r. hand in benediction and in l. hand holds Gospels.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: ANA (Anna) Reverse: AN/Δ/N/HI/KI (Andronikos) IC XC (Jesus Christ)

Bibliography:  LPC 1 p.116; DOC V.942-943

5 Related People

Andronikos III Palaiologos
Byzantine
1297
1341
John V Palaiologos
Byzantium
1332
1391
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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


Anna of Savoy
Savoyard
1306
1365
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