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Andronikos III Palaiologos, Copper, Assarion, Thessalonike, 1328-1341

 
 

Obverse

Palaiologan monogram.

Symbol

Star in left and right fields.

Reverse

Andronikos III Palaiologos riding right, holding a scepter cruciger in right hand.

Symbol

B in left field and star in right field.

Obverse

Palaiologan monogram.

Symbol

Star in left and right fields.

Reverse

Andronikos III Palaiologos riding right, holding a scepter cruciger in right hand.

Symbol

B in left field and star in right field.

Accession number BZC.2007.6.13
Ruler Andronikos III Palaiologos
Date of Reign 1328–1341
Metal Copper
Denomination Assarion
Mint Thessalonike
Date 13281341
Diameter 20.0 mm
Weight 1.66 g
Relation of Dies 6:00
Shape Flat

Commentary

Not in DOC.

LPC 242, no. 13.

H. Longuet, “Une trouvaille de monnaies des Paléologues,” no. 7a.

S. Bendall, “Longuet’s Salonica Hoard Re-Examined,” no. 11A.

J. Shea, “Longuet’s ‘Salonica Hoard’ and the Mint of Thessalonike in the Mid-Fourteenth Century,” 323, no. 27 (type O).

Acquisition History

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