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ID number: BIRBI-B6458
Object type: Coin
Institution: The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection: G. C. Haines Collection
Collector: Haines, Geoffrey; Lord Grantley
Maker: John VII Palaiologos; Manouel II Palaiologos; Constantinople
Place made: Eurasia: Istanbul
Date made: 1399-1401
Metal: Base Metal
Diameter (cm): 1.6
Weight (g): 1.10
Axis (degrees): 0.00
Provenance: Haines 2691. A. H. Baldwin, 1950, previously ex. Grantley Collection.
Description: Obverse: Full-length figure of St. Demetrios, nimbate and beardless, wearing short military tunic, cuirass and sagion; holds in l. hand cross and in l. hand shield. Reverse: Bust of emperor, bearded and nimbate, wearing stemma and collar-piece; holds in l. hand sceptre.
Inscriptions: Obverse: Δ MI TP C (Demetrios) Reverse: None.
Bibliography: LPC p.170.3