|1118 AD - 1143 AD|
|Hyperpyron / Υπέρπυρον AV 32
|3.93 g 184.108.40.206
Christ seated facing on throne without back, wearing nimbus cruciger,
pallium and colobium, and raising right hand in benediction;
book of gospels in left hand; on either side of nimbus, IC / XC with overbars;
double border of dots.
Facing half length figures of the he Virgin nimbate on right and Ioannes crowned on left;
both standing facing and holdng between them patriarchal cross;
the Virgin wears pallium and maphorium;
MP // ΘV with overbars to right and above nimbus;
Manus Dei above the head of the emperor who holds akakia;
Ιω ΔECΠΟΤH upward to left; double border of dots.
Mint of Constantinopolis.
Sear Byzantine 1938
Ex Hubert Lanz, 5.3.2017