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    - ID: 252

    Submitter: IBSCCs Admin

    Added: 1998-01-21

    (Andronikos)

    Electrum-Scyphates.
    Av.: Christ enthroned, facing.
    Rv.: Emperor standing facing, holding scepter, to r., Virgin crowning him. Traces of legend.
    6,63 g.

    Ref.: cf. Sear 2072.

    BoC: 19/1, 1994, p. 24.

    FAKE – This counterfeit is vaguely reminicent of the gold scyphates from Nicaea which are made of good gold and not like this piece of pale electrum. There is no Andronikos among the emperors of Nicaea and the coins of the Byzantine emperors named Andronikos are totally different.