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Author Topic: Rare Byzantine coins in your collection  (Read 97280 times)

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Offline kitov

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Re: Rare Byzantine coins in your collection
« Reply #125 on: December 13, 2020, 11:31:26 am »
John Comnenus-Ducas. As emperor of Thessalonica, 1237-1242. Æ Half Tetarteron (1,04 gr.). Thessalonica mint. + Iω Δ/KOMNH/NOC O ΔO/VKAC in four lines / Cross potent on two steps; barred IC-XC across field. DOC 13; SB 2224,CLBC V.Marchev 14.30.3
The coin is minted in 1242-1244 

Offline Simon

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Re: Rare Byzantine coins in your collection
« Reply #126 on: December 13, 2020, 01:49:29 pm »
I have a version of that as well, I was noticing how they differed. Weight is near same but the reverse legend is not the same.  These are found concaved as well. Both yours and mine agree with Hendys observation  that they are tetartera.

https://www.forumancientcoins.com/gallery/displayimage.php?pos=-160043

Here is our coins side by side.
https://www.forumancientcoins.com/gallery/thumbnails.php?album=5633 My main collection of Tetartera. Post reform coinage.

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Re: Rare Byzantine coins in your collection
« Reply #127 on: December 13, 2020, 01:57:34 pm »

I read kitov's  coin: Ιω/ ΔΕCΠ(Ο)/ ΤΗCΚ/ ΟΜΝ

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