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    John III Ducas-Vatatzes, Emperor of Nicaea (1222-1254). AV hyperpyron (4.36 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 / 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. A few scratches around reverse periphery. NGC XF 3/5 - 3/5, clipped, graffiti.

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    12th Thursday
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