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89001651
Triton XV, Lot: 1651. Estimate $1500.
Sold for $1600. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

Andronicus I Comnenus. 1183-1185. EL Aspron Trachy (29mm, 4.57 g, 6h). Constantinople mint. + ӨKЄ ROHӨЄI, figure of the Theotokos standing facing, orans; barred (MHP) ӨV across field / [ANΔPO]NIKω [ΔЄCΠOTHC], figures of Andronicus and Christ standing facing, the former wearing crown and chlamys, holding labarum and akakia, and being crowned by the latter, wearing nimbus crown and colobium and holding Gospel book; barred IC between, barred XC to right. DOC 2b; SB 1984. Good VF, a few light marks and minor encrustation on the reverse. Attractive reverse style.