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John V Palaiologos, Copper, Assarion, Thessalonike, 1341-1391

 
 

Obverse

Winged archangel standing.

Reverse

At left, large standing figure of Andronikos III, bearded. At right, diminutive standing figure of John V. Each holds a scepter. Star in upper right field.

Obverse

Winged archangel standing.

Reverse

At left, large standing figure of Andronikos III, bearded. At right, diminutive standing figure of John V. Each holds a scepter. Star in upper right field.

Accession number BZC.2007.6.64
Catalogue ID as DOC 5.2: plate 62, no. 1191
Ruler John V Palaiologos
Date of Reign 1341–1391
Metal Copper
Denomination Assarion
Mint Thessalonike
Date 13411391
Diameter 18.0 mm
Weight 1.0 g
Relation of Dies 6:00
Shape Flat

Commentary

LPC 224, no. 1.

H. Longuet, “Une trouvaille de monnaies des Paléologues,” no. 11d.

S. Bendall, “Longuet’s Salonica Hoard Re-Examined,” no. 22D.

J. Shea, “Longuet’s ‘Salonica Hoard’ and the Mint of Thessalonike in the Mid-Fourteenth Century,” 328, no. 64 (type T).

Acquisition History

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