Leu Numismatik AG > Web Auction 20Auction date: 16 July 2022
Lot number: 3033

Price realized: 480 CHF   (Approx. 490 USD / 486 EUR)   Note: Prices do not include buyer's fees.
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Lot description:


John II Comnenus, 1118-1143. Hyperpyron (Gold, 30 mm, 4.31 g, 7 h), Constantinopolis. Christ, nimbate, seated facing on throne without back, wearing pallium and colobium, raising his right hand in benediction and holding book of Gospels in his left; in fields, IC - XC. Rev. +Iω ΔЄCΠ[ΟTH] John II standing facing on the left, wearing loros, holding akakia in his right hand and patriarchal cross together with Virgin Mary, standing facing on the right, nimbate, wearing pallium and maphorium; above the head of the emperor, manus Dei; above the head of the Virgin, ΘV; in field to right, MP. SB 1938. Well struck and unusually attractive. Slightly bent, otherwise, extremely fine.

Starting price: 100 CHF