1118 AD - 1143 AD

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

Hyperpyron / Υπέρπυρον AV 31
SHH 6347

6347 Ioannes II Constantinopolis Hyperpyron AV



4.35 g   30.7-31.8 mm   6:00 o'clock   VF
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