Leu Numismatik AG > Web Auction 25Auction date: 11 March 2023
Lot number: 3513

Price realized: 190 CHF   (Approx. 207 USD / 193 EUR)   Note: Prices do not include buyer's fees.
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Lot description:

John VIII Palaeologus, 1425-1448. Stavraton (Silver, 24 mm, 6.68 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. [...] ΔЄCΠΟTIC O ΠΑΛЄΟΛΟΓΟC / ΘV XAPITHC BACIΛЄVC[...] Nimbate bust of John VIII wearing domed crown and three-lobbed tippet. DOC 1665ff. SB 2564. Some scratches and struck from a somewhat worn reverse die, otherwise, very fine.

From a European collection, formed before 2005.

Starting price: 50 CHF