1118 AD - 1143 AD

Ioannes II Comnenus   Constantinopolis
Imperium Byzantinum
Ιωάννης ΙΙ Κομνηνός  Κωνσταντινούπολις
Βυζαντινή Αυτοκρατορία

Aspron Trachy / Ασπρον Τραχύ EL 31
SHH 2085

2085 Byzantium John II Aspron Trachy EL



4.24 g   30.2-31.5 mm  12:00 o'clock   VF
Christ seated on throne, holding book of Gospels in left hand,
right hand Raised in benediction; [IC] / XC on either side of nimbus;
double border of dots.
John on left and St. George on right, both standing facing,
holding long patriarchal cross on three steps between them; Iω / ΔEC / ΠO / TH in left field,
Θ / E (retrograde) Γ / P (retrograde) ω (ligate) / ΙΓ (retrograde) / in left;
double border of dots.
Mint of Constantinopolis. Double strike (obverse).
BMC 46/47; Dumbarton Oaks IV/1 8c (rev. inscription as 8b.1);
Sear Byzantine 1942