A beautiful rendering of Manuel I Comnenus
Lot 1663
Manuel I Comnenus, 1143-1180. Hyperpyron (Gold, 33 mm, 4.46 g, 6 h), Constantinopolis, circa 1143-1152. +ΚЄ ROHΘЄI Nimbate bust of Christ facing, wearing tunic and pallium, raising his right hand in benediction and holding book of Gospels in his left; in fields, IC - XC. Rev. Manuel standing facing, holding labarum in his right hand and globus surmounted by patriarchal cross in his left; above, manus Dei; to left, MA/N૪HΛ / ΔЄC/ΠO/TH; to right, Tω/ΠOP/ΦVP/ΓЄN/NH/T. DOC 1a. SB 1956. A well struck example with an impressive reverse. Graffito of XX on the obverse, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
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Closing time: 13-Dec-20, 16:57:00 CET
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