Leu Numismatik AG > Web Auction 25Auction date: 11 March 2023
Lot number: 3495

Price realized: 650 CHF   (Approx. 707 USD / 661 EUR)   Note: Prices do not include buyer's fees.
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Lot description:

Manuel I Comnenus, 1143-1180. Hyperpyron (Gold, 31 mm, 4.30 g, 6 h), Constantinopolis, circa 1167-1180. +ΚЄ ROHΘЄI Nimbate bust of Christ facing, wearing tunic and pallium, raising his right hand in benediction and holding book of Gospels in his left; in fields, IC - XC. Rev. Manuel standing facing, holding labarum in his right hand and globus surmounted by patriarchal cross in his left; above, manus Dei; to left, MA/N૪HΛ / ΔЄC/ΠO/TH; to right, Tω/ΠOP/ΦVP/ΓЄN/NH/T. DOC 1e. SB 1956. A few graffiti and struck from a very worn reverse die, otherwise, extremely fine.

From a European collection, formed before 2005.

Starting price: 75 CHF