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A billon aspron trachy of John II Comnenus Coin Type: Billon aspron trachy of John II Comnenus, 1118-1143 CE
Mint and Date: Constantinope, 1118-1143 CE
Size and Weight: 27mm x 30mm, 2.8g
Obverse: IC XC
Bust of Christ facing, wearing nimbus cruciger, pallium and colobium, raising right hand in benediction, Gospels in left hand.
Reverse: Bust of John facing, wearing crown and loros, and holding cruciform sceptre with bar on shaft and globus cruciger
Provenance: David Connors (Vcoins), May 2007
Ref: BCV 1944
BW Ref: 002 032 110
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