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Andronikos II Palaiologos, Gold, Nomisma Hyperpyron, Constantinople, 1325-1328

 
 

Obverse

Virgin orans within city walls connecting four groups of towers.

Symbol

Pellet to left and right of Virgin. B K above and between towers to left and right.

Reverse

Christ standing at center blessing Andronikos II, right, and Andronikos III, left, both bearded. IC̅ XC̅ in left and right fields above emperors’ heads. Circular legend at left. Right inscription illegible.

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Obverse

Virgin orans within city walls connecting four groups of towers.

Symbol

Pellet to left and right of Virgin. B K above and between towers to left and right.

Reverse

Christ standing at center blessing Andronikos II, right, and Andronikos III, left, both bearded. IC̅ XC̅ in left and right fields above emperors’ heads. Circular legend at left. Right inscription illegible.

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Accession number BZC.2004.10
Ruler Andronikos II Palaiologos
Date of Reign 1325–1328
Associated Authority Andronikos III Palaiologos
Metal Gold
Denomination Nomisma Hyperpyron
Mint Constantinople
Date 13251328
Diameter 22.0 mm
Weight 4.34 g
Relation of Dies 6:00
Shape Flat

Commentary

See DOC 5.1:140, siglon no. 9.

Acquisition History

From Simon Bendall, March 2004, from the “Bulgarian hoard,” 1996