|1118 AD - 1143 AD|
|Hyperpyron / Υπέρπυρον AV 31
|4.35 g 30.7-31.8
Christ seated facing on throne with back, wearing nimbus cruciger, pallium and colobium; book of gospels in left hand; on either side of nimbus, IC / XC with overbars;
double border of dots.
The Virgin nimbate on right and Ioannes on left, both standing facing;
the Virgin wears pallium and maphorium, and with Her right hand crowns the emperor,
who wears divitision and loros, and holds globus cruciger in left hand;
MP / ΘV with overbars retrograde to right and between their heads;
Ιω (with overbar) // ΔEC // ΠΟ // ΤH to left; double border of dots.
Mint of Constantinopolis.
Sear Byzantine 1940
Ex Hubert Lanz, 5.3.2017