Nomos AG > obolos 24Auction date: 21 August 2022
Lot number: 640

Price realized: 40 CHF   (Approx. 42 USD / 41 EUR)   Note: Prices do not include buyer's fees.
Lot description:


Manuel I Comnenus, 1143-1180. Aspron Trachy (Billon, 30 mm, 3.08 g, 6 h), Constantinople, c. 1167-1183(?). IC - XC Christ Pantokrator enthroned facing; star to either side. Rev. Manuel standing facing, holding labarum in right hand and globus cruciger in left, and being crowned by the Theotokos standing left. DOC 13a. SB 1966. Earthen highlights, otherwise, very fine.



Starting price: 40 CHF

Match 1:
Leu Numismatik AG > Web Auction 24Auction date: 3 December 2022
Lot number: 747

Price realized: 700 CHF   (Approx. 744 USD / 710 EUR)   Note: Prices do not include buyer's fees.
Lot description:


Manuel I Comnenus, 1143-1180. Aspron Trachy (Electrum, 32 mm, 4.21 g, 6 h), Constantinopolis, circa 1160-1164. IC - XC Christ, nimbate, standing facing on dais, holding book of Gospels in his left hand; in field to left and right, star. Rev. MANOVHΛ - O / ΘE/OΔ/Ⲱ/PO/C Manuel, bearded, on the left, holding hilt of sword with his right hand, and St. Theodore, bearded and nimbate, on the right, holding hilt of sword with his left, standing facing, holding between them patriarchal cross set on globus; in field between emperor and cross, pellet. DOC 4d var. (no pellet). Gitbud & Naumann 31 (2015), 785 (same reverse die). SB 1959 var. (no pellet). An extremely rare variety. Minor doubling, otherwise, good extremely fine.

Starting price: 150 CHF

Match 2:
Leu Numismatik AG > Web Auction 22Auction date: 20 August 2022
Lot number: 341

Price realized: 70 CHF   (Approx. 73 USD / 73 EUR)   Note: Prices do not include buyer's fees.
Lot description:


Manuel I Comnenus, 1143-1180. Aspron Trachy (Billon, 32 mm, 4.69 g, 6 h), Constantinopolis, circe 1152-1160. Christ seated facing on square-backed throne, wearing pallium and colobium, raising his right hand in benediction and holding book of Gospels in his left; in fields, XC - IC. Rev. MAN૪ΗΛ ΔЄCΠΟΤΗ Manuel I Comnenus standing facing, wearing crown with pendilia and loros, holding cruciform scepter in his right hand and globus cruciger in his left. DOC 11b. SB 1963. Light deposits and with minor flan faults, otherwise, extremely fine.


From the collection of Dr. Max Blaschegg (1930-2021, with collector's ticket), privately acquired from San Diego at the Zürich coin fair on 23 October 1982.

Starting price: 25 CHF

Match 3:
Leu Numismatik AG > Web Auction 22Auction date: 20 August 2022
Lot number: 342

Price realized: 30 CHF   (Approx. 31 USD / 31 EUR)   Note: Prices do not include buyer's fees.
Lot description:


Manuel I Comnenus, 1143-1180. Aspron Trachy (Billon, 31 mm, 5.01 g, 6 h), Constantinopolis, circa 1160-1164. The Virgin enthroned facing, nimbate and wearing pallium and maphorium, holding with her both hands medallion of infant Christ, nimbate; in fields, MP - ΘV. Rev. MAN૪ΗΛ ΔЄCΠΟΤΗ Manuel I Comnenus standing facing, wearing crown with pendilia and loros, holding labarum in his right hand and globus surmounted by patriarchal cross in his left. DOC 12a. SB 1964. Minor areas of weakness and with light scratches, otherwise, good very fine.


From the collection of Dr. Max Blaschegg (1930-2021, with collector's ticket), ex Emporium Hamburg 77, 17-18 November 2016, 800.

Starting price: 25 CHF

Match 4:
Leu Numismatik AG > Web Auction 24Auction date: 3 December 2022
Lot number: 3552

Price realized: 150 CHF   (Approx. 159 USD / 152 EUR)   Note: Prices do not include buyer's fees.
Lot description:


Andronicus I Comnenus, 1183-1185. Aspron Trachy (Billon, 30 mm, 4.36 g, 6 h), Constantinopolis. MHP - ΘV The Virgin, nimbate, standing facing on dais, wearing pallium and maphorium, holding with both hands nimbate head of infant Christ on her breast. Rev. ΑNΔPONIKOC ΔЄCPOTHC Andronicus I standing facing on the left, wearing crown and loros, holding labarum in his right hand and globus cruciger in his left, crowned by Christ, nimbate, standing facing on the right, holding Book of Gospels in his left hand; above and to right, IC - XC. DOC 3b. SB 1985. Good very fine.

Starting price: 25 CHF

Match 5:
Leu Numismatik AG > Web Auction 22Auction date: 20 August 2022
Lot number: 345

Price realized: 70 CHF   (Approx. 73 USD / 73 EUR)   Note: Prices do not include buyer's fees.
Lot description:


Andronicus I Comnenus, 1183-1185. Aspron Trachy (Billon, 30 mm, 4.61 g, 6 h), Constantinopolis. The Virgin, nimbate, standing facing on dais, wearing pallium and maphorium, holding before Her nimbate head of infant Christ; in fields to left and right, MHP and ΘV. Rev. ΑNΔPONIKOC On the left, Andronicus I standing facing, with forked beard, wearing divitision and loros, holding labarum in his right hand and globus cruciger in his left, on the right, Christ standing facing flanked by IC - XC, nimbate, wearing pallium and colobium, holding book of Gospels in his left hand and crowning the Emperor with his right. DOC 3b. SB 1985. Minor graffiti, otherwise, very fine.


From the collection of Dr. Max Blaschegg (1930-2021, with collector's ticket), privately acquired from Dr. A. Baron at the Zurich coin fair on 25 October 2003.

Starting price: 25 CHF