A splendid histamenon of Theodora
Lot 3878
Theodora, 1055-1056. Histamenon (Gold, 24 mm, 4.34 g, 6 h), Constantinopolis. +IhS XIS DCX RCSNΛNTIhm Christ, nimbate, standing facing on footstool, wearing tunic and pallium, raising his right hand in benediction and holding book of Gospels in his left. Rev. +ΘЄΟΔⲰPA AVΓΟVCTA Theodora, on the left, standing facing, wearing crown with pinnacles and pendilia, divitision and loros decorated with a cross, placing her right hand on breast, and Virgin, on the right, standing facing, nimbate, wearing tunic and maphorion, holding between them labarum with pellet on shaft; M - Θ flanking Virgin’s head. DOC 1b. SB 1837. A bright and attractive piece. Faint marks and some doubling on the obverse. Extremely fine.
Starting price:
250 CHF
Current bid:
701 CHF
Bid increment:
49 CHF
Minimum bid:
750 CHF
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Closing time: 20-Dec-21, 14:37:30 CET
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