Manuel I Comnenus.
|Sale: CNG 72, Lot: 2185. Estimate $300.
Closing Date: Wednesday, 14 June 2006.
Sold For $210. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
1143-1180. AV Hyperpyron (4.32 g, 6h). Constantinople mint. Struck circa 1167-1183. Facing bust of Christ, beardless, raising hand in benediction and holding scroll; nimbus with double-lined cross arms, five pellets in cross arms / Manuel standing facing, being crowned by manus Dei
, holding labarum with two pellets on shaft and patriarchal cross on globe; nine jewels on collar; • on chlamys below tablion. DOC IV 1e.5; SB 1956. Good VF, a little wavy, lightly toned.
From the Marc Poncin Collection.