Alexius III Angelus-Comnenus (AD 1195-1203). EL aspron tra...Click the image to load the highest resolution version.
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DescriptionAlexius III Angelus-Comnenus (AD 1195-1203). EL aspron trachy (30mm, 4.75 gm, 6h). NGC MS 4/5 - 4/5, scratch. Constantinople, AD 1197-1203. IC-XC (barred), full length figure of Christ seated facing on backless throne, wearing nimbus cruciger, pallium and colobium, raising right hand in benediction, book of Gospels on lap / AΛЄZIΩΩ Δ-ЄCΠ KOMNHNΩ, Alexius III (on left) and St. Constantine (on right) standing facing, each wearing crown, divitision and loros, cruciform scepter on outer arm, both holding labarum between them. Sear 2010.
Ex CNG 390 (1 February 2017), lot 615.
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