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Billion Trachy, Theodore I type E, SB 2069/ John II per Dumbarton Oaks Catalogue (DOC IV)
Obverse: IC XC O EMMANOHA in two columnar groups. Bust of Christ Emmanuel, beardless and nimbate, wearing tunic and kolobion, holds scroll in l. hand. five dots in each limb of nimbus cross.
Reverse: Full length figure of emperor on l., and St. Theodore, bearded and nimbate, holding between them shaft, at head of which a star, and at base of which a kite shaped shield. Emperor wears stemma, divitision, and chlamys; holds in r. and labarum headed scepter. Saint wears short military tunic and breastplate; holds spear in l. hand, resting over shoulder.
Mint: Magnesia
Date: 1222-1254 CE
SB 2069
28mm, 2.88g
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