Leu Numismatik AG > Web Auction 25Auction date: 11 March 2023
Lot number: 3489

Price realized: 550 CHF   (Approx. 598 USD / 560 EUR)   Note: Prices do not include buyer's fees.
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Lot description:

John II Comnenus, 1118-1143. Hyperpyron (Gold, 27 mm, 4.30 g, 6 h), Constantinopolis. Christ, nimbate, 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. +Iω ΔЄCΠΟTH John II standing facing on the left, wearing loros, holding akakia in his right hand and patriarchal cross together with Virgin Mary, standing facing on the right, nimbate, wearing pallium and maphorium; above the head of the emperor, manus Dei; above the head of the Virgin, MP; in field to right, ΘV. SB 1938. Slightly clipped, struck from a somewhat worn obverse die and with several graffiti, otherwise, good extremely fine.

From a European collection, formed before 2005.

Starting price: 75 CHF