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

 
 

Obverse

Flower with six petals.

Reverse

Emperor standing at right facing left, holding a scepter in right hand. He is blessed by a nimbate military saint who holds a spear in left hand. ΛΟ above.

Obverse

Flower with six petals.

Reverse

Emperor standing at right facing left, holding a scepter in right hand. He is blessed by a nimbate military saint who holds a spear in left hand. ΛΟ above.

Accession number BZC.2007.6.30
Ruler Andronikos III Palaiologos
Date of Reign 1328–1341
Metal Copper
Denomination Assarion
Mint Thessalonike
Date 13281341
Diameter 17.0 mm
Weight 1.18 g
Shape Flat

Commentary

Not in DOC.

LPC 208, no. 6.

H. Longuet, “Une trouvaille de monnaies des Paléologues,” no. 21.

S. Bendall, “Longuet’s Salonica Hoard Re-Examined,” no. 14.

J. Shea, “Longuet’s ‘Salonica Hoard’ and the Mint of Thessalonike in the Mid-Fourteenth Century,” 320, no. 13 (type K).

Acquisition History

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