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Museum of the History of Cypriot Coinage / 1995-06-01
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Exhibition Number:  Case 14/12
Period:  Byzantine Period (AD 330-1191)
Mint:  Nicosia (?)
Issue Authority:  Isaac Comnenus
Dating:  1184–1191
Denomination:  Aspron Trachy
Material:  Electrum
Weight:  3.76 g
Diametre:  32 mm

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OBVERSE

Description:
Christ, facing, standing on dais, raises right hand in benediction and holds book of Gospels in left; stars in left and right field.
Inscription:
ΙC ΧC
REVERSE

Description:
The Mother of God, standing full face, with head inclined to her right, crowns Isaac Comnenus on her right, also standing full-face, who holds a cruciform sceptre in his right hand and an akakia in his left.
Inscription:
ΙCΑΑΚΙΟC ΔΕCΠΟΤΙC