John III, Ducas-Vatatzes.
|Sale: CNG 72, Lot: 2198. Estimate $200.
Closing Date: Wednesday, 14 June 2006.
Sold For $375. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
Emperor of Nicaea, 1222-1254. AV Hyperpyron (4.43 g, 6h). Magnesia mint. Struck circa 1232-1254. Christ enthroned facing, raising hand in benediction and holding Gospels; • in left field / John, wearing loros and holding labarum and akakia, standing facing and being crowned and blessed by the Theotokos. DOC IV 6a.3; SB 2073. Good VF, areas of flat strike, toned.
From the Marc Poncin Collection.