Browsing Byzantine Coinage of Andronicus III


Andronicus was a courageous ruler who admirably but unsuccessfully attempted to eradicate corruption in the legal system. The empire was a mess, invaded by the Serbs and Ottoman Turks. Andronicus died unexpectedly in 1341 AD.
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Bendall 8Andronicus III AE 20mm stamenon, 1328-1341 AD. ANDPONIKOC, Andronicus standing facing before city / St. Demetrius standing facing, holding spear and shield. Bendall 238.8.TextImage
Bendal 10Andronicus III, AE 22mm Tetarteron. LARQ, cross with V-shaped leaves / Andronicus, half-length bust facing, holding cross-headed sceptre over right shoulder. Sear -; BMC -. TextImage
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DOC 874
Andronicus III Palaeologus. 1328-1341. AR Basilica 21mm. Bust of Mary, hands raised, B to left and right / St. Demetrius and Andronicus standing facing. DOC V 874; SB -.TextImage
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DOC 936
Andronicus III. 1328-1341. AE Trachy 23mm, Thessalonica mint. Paleologan monogram; B to right / St. Demetrius and Andronicus standing facing, holding staff surmounted by fleur de lis between them. DOC V 936; Bendall -; Grierson 1473; SB -.TextImage

SB 2466
Andronicus III and John V, 1341-1391 AD, AV hyperpyron, 1341-1347 AD, Constantinople Mint, AN DP O NI KI IV.., Andronicus III kneeling before Christ standing right. / ANX.., Anna of Savoy and John V standing facing. SB 2466.Text
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SB 2471Andronicus III Paleologus AR Basilikon. Constantinople mint. IC-XC and B-B across fields, Christ enthroned facing / DHMHTPIOC ANRPNKOC, GOA, St. Demetrius on left and Andronicus on right standing facing. Sear 2471; Bendall 195.1; Grierson 1317.TextImage

SB 2472
Andronicus III Paleologus AR Basilikon. 1328-1341 AD. Constantinople mint. IC-XC across fields, Christ enthroned facing, B to left, fleur de lis to right / DHMHTPIOC ANRPNKOC.., St. Demetrius on left and Andronicus on right standing facing. Sear 2472; Bendall 195.3.Text

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SB 2473
Andronicus III, Palaeologus. 1328-1341. AR Reduced Basilikon. Constantinople mint. [I]C XC across field, Christ standing facing on souppedion; B B, six-petaled flower & lis in field / ­HMHTPI, GOA, AN­PONI, St. Demetrius at left, standing facing, holding cross, & Andronicus III at right, standing facing, hand to breast.TextImage

SB 2474
Andronicus III, Palaeologus. 1341-1391. (now attributed to John V, 1328-1341). AR Reduced Basilikon (1.22 gm). Constantinople mint. IC [XC] across field, John V standing facing, holding labarum and cross on globe, nimbate bust of Christ above / AN­PONIK ­MIT, GOA, St. Demetrius on left, standing facing, holding cross, and Andronicus III on right, standing facing, hand to breast. DOC V 944; Grierson 1322; SB 2474 (Andronicus III).Text

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SB 2475Andronicus III, (now attributed to John V 1341-1347). AR Light Basilikon. Andronicus III, kneeling on the left, being blessed by Mary, standing on the right / Anna of Savoy, holding trilobe sceptre, and John V, holding akakia and sceptre, standing facing. DOC V 945ff; SB 2475 (Andronicus III).TextImage
SB 2477Andronicus III Palaiologos (1328-41), Thessalonika, AE trachy, Thessalonica. A AGIOC-DHMH, St. Demetrius facing, holding spear and resting left hand on shield / ANDPONIK, Andronicus standing, holding labarum-tipped sceptre and cross on globe. SB 2477, DOC 887-9, Ben 201.TextImage
SB 2479Andronicus III. 1328-1341. AE Assarion 21mm, Constantinople mint. +KVPIE BOHQEI, cross potent / Half-length figure of Andronicus standing facing, holding cross-headed sceptre and cross on globe. DOC V 896; Bendall 203; SB 2479.TextImage
SB 2480Andronicus III Paleologus (1334/5), AE Assarion, 1.74g. Large NB, stars above and below / Andronicus, half-length figure facing, holding sceptre and akakia. DOC V, 900; SB 2480.TextImage
SB 2481Andronicus III, AE assarion. Constantinople. 1328-1341 AD. ANDPONIKOC, Andronicus, standing, holding sceptre / Cross with v-shaped leaves on ends. Sear 2481. DOC 912. LBC 831.Text
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SB 2482Andronicus III Palaeologus. 1328-1341 AD. AE Trachy 24mm. Thessalonica mint. Half-length bust of St. Demetrius facing / Archangel Michael standing right, crowning Andronicus standing facing, holding patriarchal cross in each hand. DOC 918; SB 2482.TextImage
SB 2483Andronicus III Palaeologus. 1328-1341. AE Trachy 19mm. Thessalonica mint. Winged patriarchal cross / Half-length figures of Andronicus and St. Demetrius, holding long cross between them; large crescent containing star above. DOC 919; SB 2483.TextImage
SB 2485Andronicus III Palaeologus. 1328-1341. AE Trachy 19mm. Thessalonica. St. Demetrius, bust facing / Andronicus, seated facing, holding large patriarchal cross and sceptre. SB 2485.TextImage
SB 2486Andronicus III Palaeologus. 1328-1341. AE Trachy 19mm. Thessalonica mint. St. Demetrius, bust facing / Andronicus standing facing, wearing loros, holding patriarchal cross in each hand. DOC 927; SB 2486.Text
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SB 2486 varAndronicus III Palaeologus. 1328-1341. AE Trachy 16mm. Thessalonica mint. St. Demetrius, half-length bust facing, holding spear and shield / Andronicus standing facing, holding patriarchal cross in each hand; stars to outer left and right. DOC 927-8 var. (stars); SB 2486 var (ditto) etc. Unpublished.TextImage
SB 2487Andronicus III Palaeologus (1328 - 1341). AE Assarion, Thessalonica. OAGIO DMHTR, St. Demetrius, seated, sword across knees / Andronicus, standing, holding fleur de lis and cross-tipped sceptre, six stars in fields. Sear 2487; DOC 929; Sommer 82.8; Lianta 839.TextImage
SB 2490Andronicus III Palaeologus. 1328-1341. AE Trachy 20mm. Thessalonica mint. Uncertain or overstruck type, retrograde B to left / Andronicus, standing, holding sceptre, two stars and retrograde B-B in fields. DOC 931; SB 2490.TextImage
SB 2494Andronikos III, Palaeologos. AE Trachy. Thessalonica mint. Palaeologan monogram / Andronikos standing facing, holding sceptre and akakia. SB 2494.TextImage
SB 2570Andronicus III. Billon Tornese, ‘Politikon’ coinage, Constantinople. LOA between two three-quarter length facing figures of Andronicus III, bearded, wearing crown and loros, right hand on breast, and St Demetrius, holding cross on breast / POLITIKON, facing bust of Mary Theotokos. DOC 885; Sear 2570.TextImage
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