Hyperpyron of John II Comnenus SB1939

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Ruler:John II Comnenus (1118-1143)
Metal:Gold
Denomination:Hyperpyron
Mint:Constantinople
Description:John II, 1118-1143. Hyperpyron. Constantinople. 4,32 g. IC-XC to left and right of Christ seated facing on backless throne, right hand raised and holding book of gospels / IW DECPOT TWN in multiple lines to left, POGENHT (or similar) in multiple lines to right of emperor, who is wearing divitision and loros and holding labarum and akakia, being crowned by Mary, nimbate, on right, both standing facing. MQ (sometimes MHP) between their heads. SB 1939, BMC 41-42, Hendy Pl. 9, 4-5.
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