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

 
 

Obverse

Frontal bust of St. Demetrios holding spear in right hand and shield in left hand.

O|Λ|Δ|I-T|P

Reverse

Frontal bust of Andronikos II Palaiologos, winged and holding long shaft, over city walls. No inscription.

Obverse

Frontal bust of St. Demetrios holding spear in right hand and shield in left hand.

O|Λ|Δ|I-T|P

Reverse

Frontal bust of Andronikos II Palaiologos, winged and holding long shaft, over city walls. No inscription.

Accession number BZC.2004.4
Catalogue ID as DOC 5.1:157, no. 730–31
Ruler Andronikos II Palaiologos
Date of Reign 1282–1328
Metal Copper
Denomination Trikephalon (Aspron Trachy)
Mint Thessalonike
Date 12821328
Diameter 21.0 mm
Weight 1.71 g
Relation of Dies 6:00
Shape Cup

Commentary

As DOC 5.1:157, table 20, no. 730–31, but better preserved.

Acquisition History

From Spink’s Numismatic Circular