Leu Numismatik AG > Web Auction 22Auction date: 20 August 2022
Lot number: 346

Price realized: 280 CHF   (Approx. 292 USD / 291 EUR)   Note: Prices do not include buyer's fees.
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Lot description:

Isaac II Angelus, first reign, 1185-1195. Aspron Trachy (Electrum, 29 mm, 3.54 g, 6 h), Constantinopolis. The Virgin Mary enthroned facing, nimbate, wearing pallium and maphorium, holding before her the nimbate head of the infant Christ; to her left and right, MP - ΘV. Rev. ICAAKIOC Δ[...] Isaac II standing facing on the left, wearing divitision and chlamys, holding cruciform scepter in his right hand and akakia in his left hand, crowned by the Archangel Michael, beardless and nimbate, standing facing on the right in military attire, holding jewelled scepter in his left hand; in field to lower right, X / M. DOC 2b. SB 2002. Lightly toned and unusually well struck. Some light marks. Good very fine.

From the collection of Dr. Max Blaschegg (1930-2021, with collector's ticket), ex Schweizerische Kreditanstalt Monetarium 39, spring 1983, 292.

Starting price: 150 CHF