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Andronikos II Palaiologos, Gold, Nomisma Hyperpyron, Thessalonike, 1294-1320

 
 

Obverse

Virgin orans within the walls of Constantinople connecting four castles.

Symbol

E to left of Virgin, to right. K C between towers above.

Reverse

Christ standing at center blessing the kneeling figures of Andronikos II, bearded, left, and Michael IX, with moustache, right. IC̅ XC̅ in left and right fields above emperors’ heads. Inscription visible at right.

X|Λ|O


Obverse

Virgin orans within the walls of Constantinople connecting four castles.

Symbol

E to left of Virgin, to right. K C between towers above.

Reverse

Christ standing at center blessing the kneeling figures of Andronikos II, bearded, left, and Michael IX, with moustache, right. IC̅ XC̅ in left and right fields above emperors’ heads. Inscription visible at right.

X|Λ|O


Accession number BZC.2006.28
Ruler Andronikos II Palaiologos
Date of Reign 1294–1320
Associated Authority Michael IX Palaiologos
Metal Gold
Denomination Nomisma Hyperpyron
Mint Thessalonike
Date 12941320
Diameter 23.0 mm
Weight 3.6 g
Relation of Dies 6:00
Shape Cup

Commentary

This coin has an unpublished siglon.

Acquisition History

From A. H. Baldwin’s Stock AM 1179, 17 July 2006