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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, with 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, with scepter cruciger in right hand.

Symbol

B in left field and star in right field.

Accession number BZC.2009.030
Ruler Andronikos III Palaiologos
Date of Reign 1328–1341
Metal Copper
Denomination Assarion
Mint Thessalonike
Date 13281341
Diameter 20.0 x 23.0 mm
Weight 1.65 g
Relation of Dies 6:00
Shape Flat

Commentary

The Palaiologan monogram is partly incuse. Sear, Byzantine Coins and Their Values, no. 2497, cited in DOC 5.1:171, table 22.

LPC 242, no. 13.

 

Acquisition History

From Baldwin's stock, 6 September, 2009