Leu Numismatik AG > Web Auction 25Auction date: 11 March 2023
Lot number: 3511

Price realized: 360 CHF   (Approx. 392 USD / 366 EUR)   Note: Prices do not include buyer's fees.
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Lot description:

John VIII Palaeologus, 1425-1448. Stavraton (Silver, 22 mm, 6.51 g, 6 h), Constantinopolis. Nimbate bust of Christ facing, raising his right hand in benediction and holding book of Gospels, flanked by IC - XC; in outer margin, pellets. Rev. [...] / [ΘV XAP]ITI BACIΛЄVC TON[...] Nimbate bust of John VIII wearing domed crown and three-lobbed tippet. DOC 1628ff. SB 2564. An unusually attractive example. Some areas of weakness and with minor scratches, otherwise, about extremely fine.

From a European collection, formed before 2005.

Starting price: 50 CHF