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    EMPIRE OF TREBIZOND. Andronicus I Gidon (1222-1235). AR aspron trachy (3.11 gm). NGC MS 4/5 - 5/5. Nimbate Virgin Mary standing facing, placing hand on chest and extending the other in gesture of benediction, star to left / Christ Chalcites, nimbus cruciger behind head, standing facing, placing hand on chest and holding Gospels. Cf. S. Bendall, "An Early Coinage of the 'Empire' of Trebizond?" (Spink Num. Circ., June 2002), 1. Sear 2148 (uncertain of Nicaea). Scarce and quite exceptional for issue.

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