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    Manuel I Comnenus (AD 1143-1180). AV hyperpyron (30mm, 4.06 gm, 5h). NGC AU 5/5 - 3/5, wavy flan, graffiti. Constantinople, AD 1152-1160. + KЄRO-HΘЄI, facing bust of youthful, beardless Christ, wearing nimbus cruciger with five pellets in each arm, pallium and colobium, raising right hand in benediction, scroll in left; IC-XC (barred) in fields, double border / MA/NΘHΛ/ΔЄC/ΠΟ/TH-TΩ (ligate)/ΠOP/ΦV/POΓ/MNH (ligate)/TΩ (ligate), Manuel I standing facing, wearing crown with pendilia, divitision and chlamys with regular jeweling, labarum in right hand, globus surmounted by patriarchal cross in left; manus Dei emerging from Heaven at right. Sear 1956. Berk 349 (this coin).

    From the Collection of a Philhellene. Ex Triton IV (5 December 2000), lot 871; An Important Private Collection of Byzantine Coins, (Sotheby's, 2 November 1998), lot 574.


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