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ID number:  BIRBI-B6382
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:  Andronikos IV Palaiologos; Constantinople
Denomination:  Tornese
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  1376-1379
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.95
Weight (g):  2.65
Axis (degrees):  135.00
Provenance:  Whitting 6051. ex. James R. Stewart Collection, 30th January 1968, previously ex. Grantley Collection.
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Description:  Obverse: Full-length figure of emperor on l. and saint, both mounted on horses; emperor, nimbate, wears stemma and loros and holds jeweled sceptre; saint, nimbate, wears ecclesiastical attire. Reverse: Palaiologan monogram in centre.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: None. Reverse: …NIKOVΔЄCΠO… (Andronikos, despot)

Bibliography:  DOC V.1258-1260

5 Related People

Stewart, James R.
Australian
03 Jul 1913
06 Feb 1962
Whitting_Phillip-T.jpg
Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Andronikos IV Palaiologos
Byzantine
1348
1385
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


Lord Grantley
British
01 Oct 1855
05 Aug 1943
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