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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1951.31.4.1913
People
Andronikos II, Byzantine (r. 1282-1328)
Title
Hyperperon of Andronikos II
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
1282-1328 CE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Europe
Period
Byzantine period, Late
Culture
Byzantine
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/183631
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Gold
Metal
AV
Technique
Struck
Dimensions
4.13 g
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of Thomas Whittemore
Accession Year
1951
Object Number
1951.31.4.1913
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Reverse die axis, 6 o'clock
Obverse: between castles inscribed in Greek (sigla of Andronikos II)
Reverse: left, top to bottom in column inscribed in Greek (Andronikos, ruler in Christ, Palaiologos); to right of Christ (Jesus Christ)
Publication History

Alfred R. Bellinger, ed., Catalogue of Byzantine Coins in the Dumbarton Oaks Collection and in the Whittemore Collection, Dumbarton Oaks Research Library & Collection (Washington, D.C, 1992), vol. 5, part 2, cat. 221, pl. 14

Ioli Kalavrezou, Byzantine Women and Their World, exh. cat., Harvard University Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 2003), p. 131/figs. 63a, 63b

Exhibition History

Byzantine Women and Their World, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 10/25/2002 - 04/28/2003

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