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1184-1191. A great-nephew of Manuel I, Isaac rebelled against the harsh rule of Andronicus and established himself as an independent ruler in Cyprus.
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SB 1990Isaac Comnenus of Cyprus (usurper in Cyprus, AD 1184-1191). Electrum aspron trachy (4.67 gm). MHP-QV to left and right of Mary enthroned facing, nimbate and wearing pallium and maphorium, holding in front of her the infant Christ / I CA AKI OC on left, D EC P on right, Isaac standing facing, wearing crown and chlamys, holding cross-tipped sceptre in right hand and akakia in left. BN 1. Hendy pl. 19, 5. Sear 1990.TextImage
SB 1991Isaac Comnenus Usurper in Cyprus. 1184-1191 AD. Billon Trachy (3.62 gm). MP-QV to left and right of Mary, nimbate, seated facing, holding before her the nimbate head of infant Christ facing left / IKAAKIOC, Isaac, wearing crown, divitision and chlamys and holding akakia, standing facing on left, and St. George, in military attire, holding sword, standing facing on right, holding long patriarchal cross between them. SB 1991.TextImage

SB 1992
Isaac Comnenus of Cyprus, Billon aspron trachy. Nicosia mint. IC-XC to left, OEMMA to right of bust of Christ facing, nimbate, facing, no beard, right hand raised, holding scroll in left hand / ICAAKIOC DECPOTHC down and across fields, Isaac wearing crown, divitision and sagion, standing facing, holding akakia and cross-headed sceptre. SB 1992, BMC 43.Text

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SB 1993Isaac Comnenus of Cyprus, AE Tetarteron. Nicosia mint. MP-theta V to left and right of bust of Mary facing, nimbate, hands raised / ICAAKIOC DEC, Isaac wearing crown, divitision and sagion, standing facing, holding cross-headed sceptre and cross on globe. SB 1993.TextImage
SB 1996Isaac Comnenus of Cyprus, AE Tetarteron. Uncertain mint in Cyprus. MP-theta V to left and right of Mary, standing right on dais, hands raised towards hand of God at upper right / ICAAKIOC to left, DECPOTHC to right, Isaac wearing crown, divitision and chlamys, standing facing, on dais, holding long cross and cross on globe, hand of God at upper right. SB 1996.TextImage
SB 1998Isaac Comnenus of Cyprus, AE Tetarteron. Uncertain mint in Cyprus. IC-XC to left and right of Christ, nimbate, seated facing, unbearded, right hand raised and holding scross in left / ICAAKIOC to left, DECPOTHC to right, Isaac wearing divitision and loros, standing facing on left, cross-headed sceptre and akakia, crowned by Mary, nimbate, on right, MHP between their heads. SB 1998.TextImage

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