About this artwork
The front (obverse) of this coin shows Christ in majesty, facing frontal.
On the back (reverse) the Virgin Mary crowns emperor John II Comnenus.
- Currently Off View
- Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium
- Hyperpyron (Coin) of John II Comnenus
- Greece (Minted in)
- Struck 1118–1143
- Obverse: +KERO/IC-XC/H... Reverse: IW/DEC/PO/TH VƟ
- Diam.: 3.2 cm (1 5/16 in.)
- Gift of Emily Crane Chadbourne