Leu Numismatik AG > Web Auction 25Auction date: 11 March 2023
Lot number: 3491

Price realized: 600 CHF   (Approx. 653 USD / 610 EUR)   Note: Prices do not include buyer's fees.
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Lot description:

John II Comnenus, 1118-1143. Hyperpyron (Gold, 26 mm, 4.41 g, 5 h), Constantinopolis. 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; to left and right, IC - XC. 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, MP. SB 1940. The flan slightly wavy and with a graffito on the reverse, otherwise, extremely fine.

From a European collection, formed before 2005.

Starting price: 100 CHF