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11200697
CNG 112, Lot: 697. Estimate $1500.
Sold for $3750. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

John V Palaeologus, with John VI. 1341-1391. AR Basilikon (19mm, 1.19 g, 6h). Constantinople mint. Struck 1347-1353. Christ Pantokrator standing facing within mandorla composed of pellets; line extending downward from each side of nimbus / John VI and John V standing facing, each holding labarum, and bifurcated staff containing pellet between them. DOC –, but cf. p. 184, 2 (for type); cf. S. Bendall, “Another new silver basilikon of John V and VI, 1347-1352,” NumCirc CVI/3 (April 1998), 2 (for type); PCPC –; cf. LPC p. 140, 3 (for type); cf. SB 2528 (for type); Gorny & Mosch 236, lot 526 (same dies); CNG E-438, lot 618 (same dies). Toned. Good VF. Very rare.


From the Iconodule Collection.