Leu Numismatik AG > Web Auction 22Auction date: 20 August 2022
Lot number: 344

Price realized: 440 CHF   (Approx. 459 USD / 457 EUR)   Note: Prices do not include buyer's fees.
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Andronicus I Comnenus, 1183-1185. Aspron Trachy (Electrum, 30 mm, 4.49 g, 6 h), Constantinopolis. ✠ΘKЄ ROHΘЄΙ The Virgin orans, nimbate, standing facing on footstool, wearing pallium and maphorium; in fields to left and right, monogram of MHP and ΘV; on breast, nimbate head of Christ. Rev. ANΔPONIK Ⲱ ΔЄCΠΟTH 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 2b. SB 1984. Sharply struck and beautifully preserved. Minor graffiti, otherwise, extremely fine.


From the collection of Dr. Max Blaschegg (1930-2021, with collector's ticket), privately acquired from Dr. F. Sternberg on 15 February 1979.

Starting price: 150 CHF