John II, Comnenus.
|Sale: CNG 72, Lot: 2176. Estimate $250.
Closing Date: Wednesday, 14 June 2006.
Sold For $460. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
1118-1143. AV Hyperpyron (4.23 g, 6h). Constantinople mint. Struck circa 1137-1143. Christ enthroned facing, raising hand in benediction and holding Gospels; throne with high, pearl-ornamented back / John, wearing loros and holding globus cruciger, standing facing and being crowned and blessed by the Theotokos. DOC IV 3a; SB 1940. Good VF, obverse die shift, typical wavy flan.
From the Marc Poncin Collection.