Classical Numismatic Group > Electronic Auction 520Auction date: 20 July 2022
Lot number: 553

Price realized: 325 USD   (Approx. 319 EUR)   Note: Prices do not include buyer's fees.
Lot description:


John II Comnenus. 1118-1143. EL Aspron Trachy Nomisma (32mm, 3.57 g, 6h). Third coinage. Constantinople mint. Struck 1122-circa 1143. Christ Pantokrator enthroned facing / John and St. George standing facing, holding patriarchal cross on three steps between them. DOC 8d; SB 1942. Toned, flan crack, light scratches, graffiti. VF.


Estimate: 200 USD

Match 1:
Classical Numismatic Group > Electronic Auction 527Auction date: 16 November 2022
Lot number: 488

Price realized: 120 USD   (Approx. 116 EUR)   Note: Prices do not include buyer's fees.
Lot description:


John II Comnenus. 1118-1143. EL Aspron Trachy Nomisma (28mm, 2.47 g, 6h). Constantinople mint. Struck 1118-circa 1122. Christ Pantokrator enthroned facing, raising hand in benediction and holding Gospels / John and St. Georgius standing facing, holding patriarchal cross on small globe between them. DOC 8b; SB 1941. Toned, clipped, faint scratches. Near VF.

Ex Classical Numismatic Group Electronic Auction 352 (3 June 2015), lot 606.


Estimate: 150 USD

Match 2:
Classical Numismatic Group > Auction 121Auction date: 6 October 2022
Lot number: 1147

Price realized: 325 USD   (Approx. 330 EUR)   Note: Prices do not include buyer's fees.
Lot description:


John III Ducas (Vatatzes). Emperor of Nicaea, 1222-1254. Base AV 'Brass' Hyperpyron Nomisma (24mm, 2.98 g, 6h). Variety B. Magnesia(?) mint. Struck circa 1232-1254. Christ Pantokrator enthroned facing; triple pellets to left / John standing facing, holding labarum and akakia, being crowned by the Theotokos. Cf. DOC 4; cf. S. Bendall, "An Unusual Hoard of Hyperpyra of John III (1222-1256)," Roma Numismatics - Studia Nummorum (24 February 2022), 9-21; cf. SB 2073; Nomos Obolos 24, lot 644. Golden brassy surfaces, a couple of small flan cracks. EF.

From the Iconodule Collection.


Estimate: 400 USD

Match 3:
Classical Numismatic Group > Auction 121Auction date: 6 October 2022
Lot number: 1148

Price realized: 275 USD   (Approx. 279 EUR)   Note: Prices do not include buyer's fees.
Lot description:


John III Ducas (Vatatzes). Emperor of Nicaea, 1222-1254. Base AV Hyperpyron Nomisma (22mm, 2.83 g, 6h). Variety D. Magnesia(?) mint. Struck circa 1232-1254. Christ Pantokrator enthroned facing; "grenade" to right / John standing facing, holding labarum and akakia, being crowned by the Theotokos. Cf. DOC 4; cf. S. Bendall, "An Unusual Hoard of Hyperpyra of John III (1222-1256)," Roma Numismatics - Studia Nummorum (24 February 2022), 25-58; cf. SB 2073; Nomos Obolos 24, lot 644 var (triple pellets). Red-brown surfaces. EF.

From the Iconodule Collection.


Estimate: 400 USD

Match 4:
Classical Numismatic Group > Electronic Auction 529Auction date: 14 December 2022
Lot number: 815

Price realized: This lot is for sale in an upcoming auction - Bid on this lot
Lot description:


John III Ducas (Vatatzes). Emperor of Nicaea, 1222-1254. Base AV or AR Hyperpyron Nomisma (29mm, 4.46 g, 6h). Variety A. Magnesia(?) mint. Struck circa 1232-1254. Christ Pantokrator enthroned facing; triple pellets to right / John standing facing, holding labarum in right hand and akakia in left, being crowned by the Theotokos. Cf. DOC 4; cf. S. Bendall, "An Unusual Hoard of Hyperpyra of John III (1222-1256)," Roma Numismatics - Studia Nummorum (24 February 2022), 1-8; cf. SB 2073; nomos obolos 24, lot 644. Traces of find patina, numerous cleaning marks. Near VF. Very rare.

From the Porphyrogenitus Collection.


Estimate: 300 USD

Match 5:
Classical Numismatic Group > Electronic Auction 524Auction date: 28 September 2022
Lot number: 762

Price realized: 200 USD   (Approx. 208 EUR)   Note: Prices do not include buyer's fees.
Lot description:


Manuel I Comnenus. 1143-1180. EL Aspron Trachy (29.5mm, 2.34 g, 6h). Thessalonica mint. Struck circa 1160-1167. The Theotokos seated facing, holding head of Holy Infant on breast / Manuel and St. Demetrius standing facing, holding labarum between them. DOC 9; SB 1974; CLBC 4.2.6. Toned, flan cracks. Good VF.

Ex Asher D. Atchick Collection (Classical Numismatic Group Electronic Auction 459, 8 January 2020), lot 540; Classical Numismatic Group Electronic Auction 349 (22 April 2015), lot 610.


Estimate: 150 USD