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John Doukas (Thessalonike), Copper, Stamenon, Thessalonike, 1237-1242

 
 

Obverse

Cross potent between four six-pointed stars. Linear boarder. 

Reverse

Frontal busts of John III on left wearing stemma and nimbate St. Demetrios on right, holding between them large lis on shaft. 

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Obverse

Cross potent between four six-pointed stars. Linear boarder. 

Reverse

Frontal busts of John III on left wearing stemma and nimbate St. Demetrios on right, holding between them large lis on shaft. 

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Accession number BZC.2015.052
Ruler John Doukas (Thessalonike)
Metal Copper
Denomination Stamenon
Mint Thessalonike
Date 12371242
Diameter 20.0 mm
Weight 1.1 g
Relation of Dies 6:00
Shape Flat

Commentary

DOC 4.2:596, no. 37.

S. Bendall, “Thessalonican Coinage of the Mid Thirteenth Century in the Light of a New Hoard,” nos. 473–76 (this coin is well preserved).

Acquisition History

Classical Numismatic Group internet sale 100, 7 October 2015, no. 2076