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.
Lot description:


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

Match 1:
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 2:
Leu Numismatik AG > Web Auction 24Auction date: 3 December 2022
Lot number: 755

Price realized: 400 CHF   (Approx. 425 USD / 406 EUR)   Note: Prices do not include buyer's fees.
Lot description:


Isaac II Angelus, first reign, 1185-1195. Aspron Trachy (Electrum, 29 mm, 3.34 g, 12 h), Constantinopolis. MP - ΘV The Virgin, nimbate, seated facing on throne, wearing pallium and maphorium, holding with both hands nimbate head of infant Christ on her breast. Rev. ICAAKIOC ΔЄC Isaac II standing facing on the left, wearing crown and chlamys, holding cruciform scepter in his right hand and akakia in his left, crowned by the Archangel Michael, nimbate, standing facing on the right in military attire, holding jewelled scepter in his left hand; in field above, Θ, to right, X / M. DOC 2b. SB 2002. An unusually sharp and complete example. Minor edge split, otherwise, extremely fine.

Starting price: 150 CHF

Match 3:
Leu Numismatik AG > Web Auction 24Auction date: 3 December 2022
Lot number: 3554

Price realized: 40 CHF   (Approx. 43 USD / 41 EUR)   Note: Prices do not include buyer's fees.
Lot description:


Isaac II Angelus, first reign, 1185-1195. Aspron Trachy (Billon, 30 mm, 3.83 g, 6 h), Constantinopolis. MP - ΘV The Virgin, nimbate, seated facing on throne, wearing pallium and maphorium, holding with both hands nimbate head of infant Christ on her breast; on back of throne to left and right, star. Rev. ICA/AK/IOC ΔЄ/C/ΠΟ/TH/C Isaac II standing facing, wearing crown and loros, holding cruciform scepter in his right hand and anexikakia in his left; to upper right, manus Dei. DOC 3e. SB 2003. Good very fine.

Starting price: 25 CHF

Match 4:
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

Match 5:
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