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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
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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