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Andronikos II Palaiologos, Copper, Trikephalon (Aspron Trachy), Constantinople, 1282-1328

 
 

Obverse

Standing Virgin orans.

Reverse

Andronikos II Palaiologos with forked beard standing at left in loros and crowned by military saint, possibly St. Michael, at right.

Obverse

Standing Virgin orans.

Reverse

Andronikos II Palaiologos with forked beard standing at left in loros and crowned by military saint, possibly St. Michael, at right.

Accession number BZC.1999.16
Ruler Andronikos II Palaiologos
Date of Reign 1282–1328
Metal Copper
Denomination Trikephalon (Aspron Trachy)
Mint Constantinople
Date 12821328
Diameter 23.0 mm
Weight 1.9 g
Relation of Dies 12:00
Shape Cup

Commentary

As D. R. Sear, Byzantine Coins and Their Values, no. 2357a. See also K. Dochev, “Nepyblikvani medni moneti na Paleologite [Monnaies inédites des Palélologues (1258–1453)],” 12, no. 1, and idem, Moneti i parichno obrŭshtenie v Tŭrnovo XI–XIV v., 137–38, no. 3, plate 17.2.

See DOC 5.1:151, table 18A, no. 30.

Acquisition History

From A. H. Baldwin’s, November 1999