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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.

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.

Accession number BZC.2007.6.18
Ruler Andronikos III Palaiologos
Date of Reign 1328–1341
Metal Copper
Denomination Assarion
Mint Thessalonike
Date 13281341
Diameter 22.0 mm
Weight 1.21 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. 7f.

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

J. Shea, “Longuet’s ‘Salonica Hoard’ and the Mint of Thessalonike in the Mid-Fourteenth Century,” 323, no. 32 (type O).

Acquisition History

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