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ID number:  BIRBI-B6376
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:  Stavraton
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  1379-1391
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  2.5
Weight (g):  7.82
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 1836. Spink, 1934.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Christ, bearded and nimbate, wearing tunic and kolobion, making benediction with r. hand and holding Gospels in l. hand; fleur-de-lis to l. and r. of Christ. Reverse: Bust of emperor, bearded and nimbate, wearing stemma and collar with three tippets.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IC X (Jesus Christ) Reverse: ...ΠAΛЄOΛOI...ΘVXAPITICAVTOKPATOP (Palaiologos…By the Grace of God autocrat)

Bibliography:  DOC V.1278-1285

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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