About this artwork
The front of this coin portrays Andronicus II (on the left) and Michael IX (on the right). They are kneeling as Christ stands behind and crowns them.
On the back a bust of the Virgin lagrely lost, shown surrounded by city walls with four groups of towers.
- Currently Off View
- Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium
- Hyperpyron (Coin) of Andronicus II Palaeologus and Michael IX
- Byzantine Empire
- Struck 1282–1328
- Obverse: IC | XC
- Diam. 2.5 cm; 3.67 g
- Gift of Mrs. William Nelson Pelouze