Andronicus II Palaeologus (AD 1282-1328), with Michael IX....Click the image to load the highest resolution version.
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DescriptionAndronicus II Palaeologus (AD 1282-1328), with Michael IX. AV/EL hyperpyron (22mm, 3.95 gm, 6h). NGC MS 3/5 - 4/5, die shift. Constantinople, ca. AD 1294-1320. Half-length figure of the Virgin Mary, orans, within circuit of city walls with four towers; sigla: */K-*/N / A/N/Δ/P/O-M/I/X/Λ, Christ, nimbate, wearing pallium and colobium, standing facing, IC-XC flanking head, crowning Andronicus II (on left) and Michael IX (on right) kneeling to either side, each wearing divitision and loros. Sear 2396.
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