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John Asen I

John Asen I

State: Uncertain
Mint: Uncertain
uid: 88BG
Obverse: +/C/O/Δ left O/P/O/ right, full length facing-standing figure, with beard, wearing divitision, maniakion, jewelled loros, sagion and stemma, decorated with pendilia, holding patriarchal cross in his right hand
Reverse: Christ Chalchit - full length facing-standing figure of Him on dais, with nimbus with cross, beard and moustache, wearing pallium and colobium, holding Gospel with His left, and blessing with His right hand, in front of His chest, crosses within circles(monograms?) in fields left and right, IC left, XC right
rarity: RR
nominal value: billon aspron trachy
Description: F. - Concaved

It is still uncertain whether that coin was minted by the Byzantine usurper Theodore Mancaphas or by the Bulgarian Emperor John Asen I

Date added: 2012-01-06 12:19:26    Hits: 244
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