1 Hyperpyron, Byzantine Empire, 1295 - 1320

1 Hyperpyron, Byzantine Empire, 1295 - 1320

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Description (Brief)
One (1) hyperpyron coin, Andronicus II Palaeologus and Michael IX
Byzantine Empire, 1295 - 1320
Obverse Image: Portrait bust of the Virgin orans within city walls. Face is extremely worn.
Obverse Text: N/A
Reverse Image: Andronicus kneeling on left, Michael kneeling on right, both at the feet of the standing Christ who crowns both emperors. Face is extremely worn.
Reverse Text: N/A
Currently not on view
Object Name
date made
1295 - 1320
period of administration
1295 - 1328
Andronicus II Emperor of Byzantium
place made
Turkey: ─░stanbul province, Istanbul
Physical Description
gold (overall material)
overall:.27 cm x 2.69 cm; 3/32 in x 1 1/16 in
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Credit Line
Estate of Josiah K. Lilly
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Josiah K. Lilly Jr. Collection
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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