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Subject: John VIII Palaeologus, Emperor of Byzantium, 1392–1448, ruled 1425–48
Artist: Pisanello, Italian, ca. 1395–1455

Medal of John VIII Palaeologus, Emperor of Byzantium

after 1438

Bronze

322.19 g, 12:00, 101 mm
Gift of Robert Lehman, B.A. 1913, and Joseph A. Thomas, B.A. 1928
1959.13.1
Geography: 
Made in Italy
Culture: 
Italian
Period: 
15th century
Classification: 
Numismatics
Provenance: 

Robert Lehman and Joseph A. Thomas, New York, to 1959; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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