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 1:
Leu Numismatik AG > Web Auction 22Auction date: 20 August 2022
Lot number: 340

Price realized: 460 CHF   (Approx. 480 USD / 478 EUR)   Note: Prices do not include buyer's fees.
Lot description:


Manuel I Comnenus, 1143-1180. Aspron Trachy (Electrum, 32 mm, 4.41 g, 6 h), Constantinopolis, circa 1152-1167. Christ 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. [MAN૪HΛ] ΔЄCΠΟTH / M - ΘV Manuel standing facing on the left, wearing crown, divitision and jewelled loros, holding akakia in his right hand and patriarchal cross in his left together with Virgin Mary standing facing on the right, nimbate, wearing pallium and maphorium and raising her left hand in benediction. DOC 2b. SB 1958. An unusually sharp and fresh example. Minor graffiti and with light doubling, otherwise, good extremely fine.


From the collection of Dr. Max Blaschegg (1930-2021, with collector's ticket), received as a Christmas present in 1982 and privately acquired from B. Schulte (Münzen & Medaillen AG) at the Zürich coin fair on 23 October 1982.

Starting price: 100 CHF

Match 2:
Leu Numismatik AG > Web Auction 20Auction date: 16 July 2022
Lot number: 3050

Price realized: 190 CHF   (Approx. 194 USD / 193 EUR)   Note: Prices do not include buyer's fees.
Lot description:


Manuel I Comnenus, 1143-1180. Aspron Trachy (Electrum, 32 mm, 2.92 g, 7 h), Constantinopolis, circa 1152-1167. Christ 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. Manuel standing facing on the left, wearing crown, divitision and jewelled loros, holding akakia in his right hand and patriarchal cross in his left together with Virgin Mary standing facing on the right, nimbate, wearing pallium and maphorium and raising her left hand in benediction. DOC 3a. SB 1958. The flan slightly wavy along the edge and with some graffiti, otherwise, very fine.

Starting price: 75 CHF

Match 3:
Leu Numismatik AG > Web Auction 20Auction date: 16 July 2022
Lot number: 3039

Price realized: 280 CHF   (Approx. 286 USD / 284 EUR)   Note: Prices do not include buyer's fees.
Lot description:


John II Comnenus, 1118-1143. Hyperpyron (Gold, 33 mm, 4.16 g, 6 h), Constantinopolis. + KЄ ROHΘЄI Christ, nimbate, seated facing on square-backed throne, wearing tunic and pallium, raising his right hand in benediction and holding book of Gospels in his left. Rev. ΙⲰ / ΔЄC/ΠΟ/ΤΗ On the left, John II Comnenus standing facing, wearing crown and loros and holding globus cruciger in his left hand; on the right, the Virgin, wearing robes, crowning the emperor with her right hand and holding maphorion in her left; above, MΘ. SB 1940. Clipped and somewhat bent, otherwise, good very fine.

Starting price: 75 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: 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