1183 AD - 1185 AD

Andronicus I Comnenus   Constantinopolis
Imperium Byzantinum
Ανδρόνικος A' ο Κομνηνός   Κωνσταντινούπολις
Βυζαντινή Αυτοκρατορία

Hyperpyron / Υπέρπυρον AV 28
SHH 473

473 Andronicus I Constantinopolis Hyperpyron AV



3.92 g   26.6-29.2 mm   5:00 oclock   VF
The Virgin, nimbate, seated on throne with back, holding head of Christ on breast;
MP / ΘV with overbars either side of nimbus; double border of dots.
Andronicus standing facing on left, holding labarum and globus cruciger,
being crowned by Christ standing facing on left;
IC / XP either side of Christ's head;
[ΑΝΔΡΟΝΙΚOC] // ΔΕCΠΟΤHC to left and right; double border of dots.
Constantinopolis mint.
BMC 1/2 variant; Dumbarton Oaks IV/1 1; Sear Byzantine  1983 ,