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

 
 

Obverse

Andronikos III Palaiologos standing and holding in right hand and B in left hand.

Reverse

Unclear.

Obverse

Andronikos III Palaiologos standing and holding in right hand and B in left hand.

Reverse

Unclear.

Accession number BZC.2007.6.73
Ruler Andronikos III Palaiologos
Date of Reign 1328–1341
Metal Copper
Denomination Assarion
Mint Thessalonike
Date 13281341
Diameter 17.0 mm
Weight 0.58 g
Relation of Dies 6:00
Shape Flat

Commentary

This coin and BZC.2007.6.72 are additions to the hoard, replacing two coins that were lost.

LPC 224, no. 32.

S. Bendall, “Longuet’s Salonica Hoard Re-Examined,” no. 27.

J. Shea, “Longuet’s ‘Salonica Hoard’ and the Mint of Thessalonike in the Mid-Fourteenth Century,” 330, no. 73 (Addition 2), and 297 for history for the hoard and the two additions.

Acquisition History

From S. Bendall, 19 July 2007.