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Manuel I Comnenus EL Aspron Trachy, Constantinople Mint, c AD 1167-1183

 

Obverse: Christ Pantokrator enthroned, facing, IC- XC across upper fields

 

Reverse: Manuel standing facing, wearing stemma, divitision and chlamys, holding labarum on long shaft and globus cruciger; crowned by the Virgin Mary 

standing to left, wearing tunis and maphorium; M between, MANUHA to left, V and DECPO to right in Greek.

Grade: Mint state scyphate coin, beautiful despite flan crack. Supplied boxed for support.

32mm, 4.34g

Ref: S1961

£390 (P&P FREE to UK, other locations please ask first)

Justinian I, 527-565AD, Copper Follis, Large 'M' (40 nummi) Constantinople Mint #1

 

 

 

Obverse: Diademed and draped bust, right, D N IVSTINIANVS PP AVG

 

Reverse: Large M between star and cross, cross above, CON in exergue beneath, officina letter B

32mm, 16.43g

Grade: AVF

Ref: S158

 

 

£80 (P&P FREE to UK, other locations please ask)

Justinian I, 527-565AD, Copper Follis, Large 'M' (40 nummi) Constantinople Mint #2

 

 

 

Obverse: Diademed and draped bust, right, D N IVSTINIANVS PP AVG

 

Reverse: Large M between star and cross, cross above, CON in exergue beneath, officina letter A

29mm, 15.87g

Grade: AVF

Ref: S158

 

 

£80 (P&P FREE to UK, other locations please ask)

John I Tzimisces (969-976AD), Silver Miliaresion

 

Obv: legend, cross crosslet set on globus above two steps, in centre crowned bust of John flanked by I/W-A/N

 

Rev: legend in five lines

S1792

Grade: good very fine

1.69g, 21mm

 

 

 

 

 

  £200 (+P&P)

Constantine VI and Irene (780-797) Silver Miliaresion, Constantinople

 

 

Obverse: Cross potent set on three steps, IҺSЧS XRISTЧS ҺICA

 

Reverse: Legend in five lines, 

COҺS / TAҺTIҺO / S S IRIҺIЄ / C ΘЄЧ ЬA / SILIS +
 
22mm, 1.94
Grade: VF, pierced and slightly bent
 
 
 
 
£110 (P&P FREE to UK, other locations please ask)

 

Byzantine, Tiberius II Constantine, Copper Follis, c580AD, Nicomedia

 

 

Obverse: Draped bust facing, wearing trabea, holding mappa and eagle-tipped sceptre, OM TIb CONSTANT PP AVG

Reverse: Large m; cross above, ANNO date across field; NIKO (Nicomedia) B (officina letter)

29mm, 12.96g

Grade: Fine

 

 

 

 

£65 SOLD

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