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Andronikos II Palaiologos, Copper, Assarion, Thessalonike, 1282-1328

 
 

Obverse

Uncertain.

Reverse

Emperor standing and holding scepter cruciger in right hand.

Symbol

Two six-pointed stars in left field.

Obverse

Uncertain.

Reverse

Emperor standing and holding scepter cruciger in right hand.

Symbol

Two six-pointed stars in left field.

Accession number BZC.2007.6.11
Catalogue ID as DOC 5.2: plate 46, nos. 811–15
Ruler Andronikos II Palaiologos
Date of Reign 1282–1328
Metal Copper
Denomination Assarion
Mint Thessalonike
Date 12821328
Diameter 17.0 mm
Weight 0.98 g
Relation of Dies 6:00
Shape Cup

Commentary

Not included by Longuet in his original publication of the hoard.

LPC 212, no. 14

S. Bendall, “Longuet’s Salonica Hoard Re-Examined,” no. 9C.

J. Shea, “Longuet’s ‘Salonica Hoard’ and the Mint of Thessalonike in the Mid-Fourteenth Century,” 318, no. 4 (type C).

Acquisition History

From S. Bendall, 19 July 2007. From Longuet’s “Salonica Hoard.”