Leu Numismatik

Web Auction 13

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Leu Numismatik, Web Auction 13

Celtic, Greek, Roman, Byzantine, Medieval and Modern coins

Part 1: Sa, 15.08.2020, from 02:00 PM CEST
Part 2: Su, 16.08.2020, from 02:00 PM CEST
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Part 1: Sa, 15.08.2020, until 01:45 PM CEST
Part 2: Su, 16.08.2020, until 01:45 PM CEST

Description

Johannes, vestarches, grand chartoularios and judge of the Velon and of Thrakesion, circa 1050-1100. Seal (Lead, 30 mm, 21.08 g, 12 h). KЄ ROHΘ Iω RЄCTAPXH MЄΓAΛω XAPTOV, - MHP -ΘV The Mother of God seated on a backless throne, holding Christ before her. Rev. +KPITH TOV RHΛOV KAI TωN ΘPAKHCIωN - Θ / Γ/Є-ω/PΓ, Nimbate facing bust of Saint George, holding spear over his right shoulder and resting shield on his left arm. Jordanov, Corpus I 36.1. A beautifully designed seal of a major Byzantine bureaucrat. Some scrapes, otherwise, very fine.

For a note on Johannes, see above, lot 1593.

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