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CNG 112, Lot: 696. Estimate $3000.
Sold for $4750. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

Michael VIII Palaeologus, with Andronicus II. 1261-1282. AR Trachy (24.5mm, 1.72 g, 6h). Constantinople mint. Celebrating the coronation of Andronicus II, 1272. O/Є/Δ/Φ|(ΓωΡ ligatured)/Γ/.../Π, St. George, nimbate, wearing military attire, standing facing, holding spear in right hand and shield in left / Half-length figures of Michael VIII and Andronicus II facing, both wearing stemma with pendilia and loros over divistision, holding trifurate scepter, scroll and akakia; bust of winged archangel above between M X, placing his hands on their heads. DOC 36 (same rev. die); PCPC 85; SB 2321 (Thessalonica); cf. Stack’s (12 January 2009), lot 3327 (same rev. die; hammer $9500). Minor scrapes and scratches. Near EF. Extremely rare. The second known example.