Leu Numismatik AG > Web Auction 25Auction date: 11 March 2023
Lot number: 3506

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

John III Ducas (Vatatzes), emperor of Nicaea, 1222-1254. Hyperpyron (Gold, 27 mm, 4.53 g, 6 h), Magnesia. Christ, nimbate, seated facing on throne, wearing tunic and pallium, raising his right hand in benediction and holding book of Gospels in his left; in field to left and right, IC - XC. Rev. John III standing facing on the left, wearing divitision and loros, holding labarum in his right hand and anexikakia in his left, crowned by the Virgin Mary, nimbate, standing facing on the right; around, traces of legend. SB 2073. Light doubling on the obverse, otherwise, good extremely fine.

From a European collection, formed before 2005.

Starting price: 100 CHF