A very rare basilikon from the second reign of John VI Cantacuzene
Lot 3249
John VI Cantacuzene, second reign, 1353-1354. Basilikon (Silver, 18 mm, 0.72 g, 5 h), Constantinopolis. IC - XC Christ, nimbate, seated facing on throne with back, raising his right hand in benediction and holding book of Gospels in his left; to left; K; to right, N. Rev. [KT]KZN - Γ-[Ο-Δ] - ΔΗΜ John VI, standing on the left, wearing loros, placing his right hand on his chest, and St. Demetrius standing on the right, nimbate, holding cross on his breast in his left hand. DOC -, cf. 1205 (differing sigla). LBC -. LPC 148.1 var. (differing sigla). PCPC -, cf. 301.1-2 (differing sigla). SB 2540. Very rare. Minor areas of weakness, otherwise, good very fine.
Starting price:
100 CHF
Current bid:
360 CHF
Bid increment:
20 CHF
Minimum bid:
380 CHF
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Closing time: 16-Aug-21, 12:49:00 CEST
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