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ID number:  BIRBI-B6374
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. C. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  John V Palaiologos; Constantinople
Denomination:  One-eighth stavraton
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  1367-1376
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  1.6
Weight (g):  1.01
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 794. A. H. Baldwin, 1948.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Christ, bearded and nimbate, wearing tunic and kolobion; makes benediction with r. hand, and holds Gospels in l. hand; star to l. and r. of Christ. Reverse: Bust of emperor wearing stemma and collar with three tippets.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IC XC (Jesus Christ) OCOTIP (The Saviour) Reverse: ·UΔCCIOITIIOΠ··I·ΓO (John, despot, Palaiologos)

Bibliography:  DOC V.1244-1246

3 Related People

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


John V Palaiologos
Byzantium
1332
1391
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