Alexius I Comnenus. 1081-1118.
|Sale: Nomos 3 & 4, Lot: 256. Estimate CHF1000.
Closing Date: Monday, 9 May 2011.
Sold For CHF1350. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
Electrum/Silver Trachy Nomisma (Silver, 4.35 g 6), Thessalonica, 1082-1087. +KE RΘ - ALEZ / IC XC Nimbate bust of Christ facing, holding book of Gospels. Rev.
ΔΗ/Μ/Τ/Ρ - Δ/ΕC/Π/I/T On the left, St. Demetrius, nimbate and in military dress and, on the right, crowned figure of the Emperor wearing loros, standing facing and holding a patriarchal cross between them. DOC 5a. SB 1905. Sharply struck and attractive. Good extremely fine.
From the East Side collection, Switzerland.