|1143 ΑD - 1180 AD
|Aspron Trachy / Ασπρον Τραχή BL 29||SHH 3764
|4.27 g 27.5-30.5 mm 5:00
Christ seated facing on throne without back,
wearing nimbus cruciger with pellet in each arm; [IC / XC] with overbars on either side;
star in left field; border of dots.
The Virgin nimbate on right, and Manuel on left, both standing facing;
the Virgin crowns with her right hand the emperor, who holds labarum and globus cruciger;
between their heads M, to right ΘV; [ΜΑΝΟΥ / ΗΛ / ΔΕCΠ] in left and right field;
double border of dots.
Mint of Constantinopolis.
BMC 40/51; Dumbarton Oaks VI/1 13g; Sear Byzantine 1966