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ID number: BIRBI-B6362
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: John V Palaiologos; Anna of Savoy; Constantinople
Place made: Eurasia: Istanbul
Date made: 1341-1347
Diameter (cm): 1.6
Weight (g): 0.75
Axis (degrees): 0.00
Provenance: Whitting 6194. ex. James R. Stewart Collection, 30th January 1968, previously ex. Grantley Collection.
Description: Obverse: Full-length figure of Christ, standing facing, bearded and nimbate, wearing tunic and kolobion; holds in l. hand Gospels and makes benediction with r. hand; to l. and r. B and *. Reverse: Full-length figure of emperor John V on l. and Anna of Savoy on r.; emperor, wears stemma, collar-piece and jeweled loros; Anna wears stemma, collar-piece and skaramangion; John holds in r. hand cross-topped sceptre and in l. hand anexikakia; Anna holds trefoil sceptre in l. hand and holds r. hand on breast.
Inscriptions: Obverse: IC X (Jesus Christ) Reverse: I/W (John) ...ΛЄΟΛΟΓΟC (Palaiologos) ANNA (Anna)
Bibliography: Unpublished type?