Isaac II Angelus.
|Triton XV, Lot: 1652. Estimate $400.
Sold for $900. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
First reign, 1185-1195. AV Hyperpyron (25mm, 4.01 g, 6h). Constantinople mint. Figure of the Theotokos seated facing on throne; barred (MHP) ӨV across field / [ICAAKIOC ΔЄC], Figures of Isaac and Archangel Michael standing facing, the former wearing crown and loros, holding cruciform scepter, and being crowned by manus Dei
from above, the latter wearing nimbus crown and military attire; sword-in-sheath held between them; Ө between, X/M to lower right. DOC 1d; SB 2001. In NGC encapsulation graded AU; Strike: 4/5, Surface: 1/5, flan slightly clipped, minor graffiti. Well struck figure of the Theotokos.