1 Hyperpyron, Byzantine Empire, 1282 - 1328

1 Hyperpyron, Byzantine Empire, 1282 - 1328

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One (1) hyperpyron coin, Andronicus II Palaeologus
Byzantine Empire, 1282 - 1328
Obverse Image: Bust of the Virgin orans within city walls with six groups of towers.
Obverse Text: N/A
Reverse Image: Andronicus on left kneeling in worship before Christ standing on right.
Reverse Text: N/A
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coin
date made
1282 - 1328
maker
Andronicus II Emperor of Byzantium
place made
Turkey: ─░stanbul province, Istanbul
Physical Description
gold (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 3.8 cm x 2.8 cm; 1 1/2 in x 1 3/32 in
ID Number
NU.68.159.4962
catalog number
68.159.4962
accession number
283645
Credit Line
Estate of Josiah K. Lilly
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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