Leu Numismatik AG > Web Auction 25Auction date: 11 March 2023
Lot number: 3517

Price realized: 800 CHF   (Approx. 870 USD / 814 EUR)   Note: Prices do not include buyer's fees.
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Lot description:

John VIII Palaeologus, 1425-1448. Stavraton (Silver, 24 mm, 6.66 g, 12 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. IⲰANHC ΔЄCΠΟTIC O ΠΑΛЄΟΛΟΓΟC / ΘV XAPITI BACIΛЄVC Nimbate bust of John VIII wearing domed crown and three-lobbed tippet. DOC 1665ff. SB 2564. A few scrapes and with some scratches on the obverse, otherwise, good very fine.

From a European collection, formed before 2005.

Starting price: 50 CHF