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John II, Electrum Aspron Trachy of Constantinople
obv: IC XC in field
Christ, bearded and nimbate wearing tunic and collobion seated upon throne without back; right hand raised in benediction, holds Gospels in left
Rev:
var. Ib
Full length figure of emperor on left and of Saint George beardless and nimbate on right, between them patriarchal cross on long shaft at the base is a small globe(worn on this coin) Emperor wears stemma, divitision and chlamys( in this coin var b there is a dot below the tab lion on chlamys); saint wears short military tunic, breast plate and sagion, holds sword in left hand.
Mint: Constantinople
Date: 1118-1143 CE
31mm 2.28g

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