Roma Numismatics Ltd > E-Sale 107Auction date: 16 March 2023
Lot number: 1539

Price realized: 95 GBP   (Approx. 115 USD / 108 EUR)   Note: Prices do not include buyer's fees.
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Lot description:

John III Ducas-Vatazes Æ Hyperpyron. Emperor of Nicaea. Uncertain mint, AD 1222-1254. Christ Pantokrator enthroned facing; "grenade" above throne to right, IC-XC across upper fields / John standing facing, holding labarum with two pellets on shaft and akakia, being blessed by the Theotokos; IѠ ΠЄ ΠO (or similar) downwards to left, ΘV Ѡ ΠP Φ V (or similar) downwards to right. Roma Numismatics - Studia Nummorum 07122021#02, Sigla D, 48 (O4 - this coin); for prototype, cf. DOC 12 and Sear 2073. 2.33g, 24mm, 6h.

Mint State.

This coin cited in S. Bendall, 'An Unusual Hoard of Hyperpyra of John III' (2018), Roma Numismatics - Studia Nummorum 07122021#02. Available online at:;
From the inventory of a UK dealer.

Estimate: 50 GBP