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    John III Ducas-Vatatzes, Emperor of Nicaea (1222-1254). AV hyperpyron (3.39 gm).  Magnesia, 1232-1254. Christ Pantocrator enthroned facing, with cruciform nimbus, wearing pallium and colobium, raising right hand in benediction and holding book of Gospels on lap / Full length standing figures of John (on left), wearing crown and loros, holding labarum and akakia, and the Virgin Mary, nimbate and wearing pallium and maphorium, who reaches up to bless John. Sear 2073. DOC 5. Compact flan, possibly somewhat clipped. Unusually full strike. NGC Choice XF 4/5 - 3/5, graffito.

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