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The Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium
Philip GriersonPhilip Grierson

(βασιλικόν), a small silver coin weighing 2.2 g introduced by Andronikos II shortly before 1304 and modeled in weight, fineness, and general appearance on the Venetian grosso or silver ducat. Both coins have on one side a seated figure of Christ, and on the other two standing figures, but on the Byz. coins these are ... ...

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