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    Isaac II Angelus, first reign (1185-1195). EL aspron trachy (32mm, 4.26 gm, 6h). NGC MS 5/5 - 4/5. Constantinople. Full length figure of the Virgin Mary seated facing on throne, holding nimbate head of infant Christ on lap; barred MHP (ligate) - ΘV across fields / ICAAKI Δ, full-length figures of Isaac (on left) and the Archangel Michael standing facing, the former wearing crown and jeweled chlamys, holding cruciform scepter, the latter wearing nimbus crown and military attire, reaching up with right hand to crown Isaac, X/M to lower right. Sear 2002. DOC 2a. Detailed strike on a huge flan, with crisp detail.

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    January, 2017
    8th-9th Sunday-Monday
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