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SB 2239Michael VIII Paleologus 1261-1282 AD, AE Aspron Trachy, Magnesia mint. 29 mm. Archangel Michael, standing facing / XM DECPOT O PALEOLOG across fields, Michael, standing facing, holding labarum-headed sceptre and akakia. SB 2239; DOC 114-122; BMC 23.TextFull Size
SB 2241Michael VIII Palaeologus AV Hyperpyron. Magnesia mint, circa 1261. Mary seated facing, holding the nimbate head of the infant Christ; throne back decorated with saltires and dots / Michael standing facing, being presented by St. Michael, who stands behind him, to Christ enthroned left holding scroll.TextFull Size
SB 2242Michael VIII Palaeologus, 1261-1282 AD. AV Hyperpyron (4.18 gm). Bust of Mary, hands raised, within city walls / Archangel Michael presenting Michael, kneeling before Christ, who holds a scroll. DOC V type IIIa; SB 2242.TextFull Size
SB 2243Michael VIII Palaeologus, AV Histamenon Nomisma Scyphate, 1261-1282, Constantinople. 3.22 gr. Mary, bust facing, hands raised, within city walls with six groups of towers, all within double border, five dots in upper left field / Nimbate bust of Archangel Michael behind left, presenting Michael VIII, kneeling half-right, arms extended to Christ, nimbate, seated facing, placing his right hand on Michael’s head and holding book of Gospels. SB 2243.TextFull Size
SB 2244Michael VIII Paleologus 1261-1282 AD, AR Trachy, Constantinople or Magnesia mint. 27mm. IC-XC and retrograde K, Christ, bust facing / Michael on left, kneeling before Christ seated, who holds scroll, and supported by St. Michael behind him. DOC 43; SB 2244.TextFull Size
SB 2245Michael VIII, Palaeologus. AR trachy. Constantinople. MHP-XC (sic), Mary, nimbate, seated facing on high-backed throne, holding head of Christ, A O at lower right on throne / Archangel Michael, on left, presents kneeling emperor to Christ, nimbate and holding scroll, seated facing on low throne to right. DO 30 var. Sear 2245.TextFull Size
SB 2246Michael VIII Palaeologus 1261-1282 AD, AR Trachy, Magnesia mint. 1.69 gm. B-B, Mary seated facing on square-backed throne / Michael VIII on left and Archangel Michael on right, standing facing. SB 2246.TextFull Size
SB 2248Michael VIII Palaeologus1261-1282 AD, AR Trachy, Magnesia mint. 28mm. Archangel Michael standing facing, holding raised sword and shield / Michael on left, holding cross-tipped sceptre, and St. George, on right, both standing facing, holding labarum between them. DOC 26; SB 2248.TextFull Size
SB 2249Michael VIII Paleologus 1261-1282 AD, AR Trachy, Magnesia mint. 26mm. Archangel Michael, half-length figure standing facing / Michael standing on left, being crowned by Christ. SB 2249.TextFull Size
SB 2256Michael VIII Paleologus 1261-1282 AD, AR Trachy, Constantinople mint. 23mm. 2.19 gr. G-G to upper left and right of seraph, wings spread / X MI DECPOTHC-OPALO O downwards to left and right of Michael standing facing, holding sword and akakia. DOC 38 note (this coin); SB 2256 var. (fieldmarks).TextFull Size
SB 2259Michael VIII Paleologus 1261-1282 AD, AE Aspron Trachy, Constantinople mint. 28 mm. K-retrograde K to left and right of Christ, bust facing / XM DECPOT O PALEOLOG across fields, Michael on left, kneeling before Christ seated, who holds scroll, and supported by St. Michael behind him. SB 2259, DOC 46-51; Sommer 77.3.TextFull Size
SB 2260Michael VIII, 1261-1282 AD. AE trachy. Constantinople. MP-theta V to left and right of Mary, seated facing on throne with decorated back / XM DECPOT O PALEOLOG, Michael on left, kneeling before Christ seated, who holds scroll, and supported by St. Michael behind him. SB 2260; Grierson 1340.TextFull Size
SB 2261Michael VIII Palaeologus, Constantinople. 1261-1282 AD, AE trachy. XM DECPOT, Michael, crowned and wearing breastplate, nimbate, no beard, holding sceptre topped by cross, standing on left, Archangel Michael, winged, standing on right, holding labarum between them / IC over V made of three dots to left - XC over V made of three dots to right, bust of nimbate Christ facing.TextFull Size
SB 2263Michael VIII Palaeologus, AE Trachy, 1261-1282, Constantinople. MHP-QV, Mary, seated facing, retrograde B-B on panels of chair / Michael standing facing on left and Archangel Michael on right. SB 2263.TextFull Size
SB 2264Michael VIII Paleologus 1261-1282 AD, AE Trachy, Constantinople mint. 24mm. MHP-QV, Mary, half-length figure facing slightly left, both hands raised / Michael and St. George standing facing, holding labarum between them. DOC V, 65-5; SB 2264.TextFull Size
SB 2265Michael VIII Paleologus 1261-1282 AD, AE Trachy, Constantinople mint. 25mm. O AGI-DEMETR, St. Demetrius standing facing, holding spear and resting left hand on shield, star at lower left / MP-QV, MIXHAL, Michael standing on left, holding labarum, being crowned by Mary on right. Sear 2265.TextFull Size
SB 2267Michael VIII Paleologus 1261-1282 AD, AE Trachy, Constantinople mint. 28mm. St. George, half-length figure facing, wearing loros, holding spear and shield / Michael, on left and St. Constantine on right, standing, holding patriarchal cross between them. SB 2267.TextFull Size
SB 2268Michael VIII Paleologus 1261-1282 AD, Billon Aspron Trachy, Magnesia mint. 26mm. Bust of Archangel Michael facing / Michael standing on left, and St. Demetrius standing on right, holding labarum between them. Sear 2268; DOC 73-76, Sommer 77.11.TextFull Size
SB 2269Michael VIII Paleologus 1261-1282 AD, AE Trachy, Thessalonica mint. 22mm. Archangel Michael, bust facing, holding three-pronged sceptre and cross on globe / Michael, on left, holding sceptre on globe, and St. George on right, half-length figures, holding patriarchal cross between them. DOC V, 77-78; SB 2269.TextFull Size
SB 2270Michael VIII Paleologus 1261-1282 AD, AE Trachy, Constantinople mint. 23mm. St. Theodore, bust facing, holding spear over his left shoulder / Michael on left, standing facing, holding cross-tipped sceptre and akakia, being crowned by Christ. SB 2270.TextFull Size
SB 2274Michael VIII Paleologus 1261-1282 AD, AE Trachy, Constantinople mint. 26mm. B-B, Mary Hagiosoritissa standing facing slightly left, both hands raised / Michael, seated, holding labarum and patriarchal cross on globe. DOC V 86; SB 2274.TextFull Size
SB 2275Michael VIII Paleologus 1261-1282 AD, Billon Aspron Trachy, Magnesia mint, 26mm. Mary, half length figure, standing, both hands raised / Michael seated facing, holding sword across knees. Sear 2275; DOC 91-95; Sommer 77.17.TextFull Size
SB 2276Michael VIII Palaeologus, AE Trachy, 1261-1282, Magnesia mint. 2.94g. Cherub facing, wings spread, dots in 2 diamond shapes in fields / Michael enthroned, holding labarum-headed sceptre and akakia. SB 2276.TextFull Size
SB 2880Michael VIII Paleologus 1261-1282 AD, Billon Aspron Trachy, Constantinople mint. 23mm. IC-XC to left and right of Christ, seated facing / Retrograde B-B to left and right of Michael, seated, holding long cross and model castle. SB 2280: DOC 107-108.TextFull Size
SB 2281Michael VIII Paleologus 1261-1282 AD, AE Trachy, Constantinople mint. 29mm. Mary seated facing, holding medallion of Christ / Michael standing facing, holding sheath and drawn sword horizontally across waist. DOC V, 109; SB 2281.TextFull Size
SB 2283Michael VIII Palaeologus, AE Trachy, 1261-1282, Constantinople. M-XA, Archangel Michael standing facing, holding sword in right hand / MAN POLG downwards to left and right of Manuel or Michael standing facing, holding labarum and akakia. SB 2283.TextFull Size
SB 2284Michael VIII Paleologus 1261-1282 AD, AE Trachy, Constantinople mint. 26mm. Archangel Michael standing facing, holding spear over right shoulder / X M DEP-O PALEOLGC downwards to left and right of Michael, standing, holding three-pronged sceptre and cross on globe. DOC V-II, 123-124, PCPC 47, Sear 2284.TextFull Size
SB 2285Michael VIII Paleologus 1261-1282 AD, AE Trachy, Magnesia mint. 22mm. O AGIOS-NK..., St. Nicholas, nimbate bust facing / Michael standing facing, holding cross-tipped sceptre and akakia. Sear 2285, DOC 125-126.TextFull Size
SB 2288Michael VIII Paleologus 1261-1282 AD, Billon Aspron Trachy, Magnesia mint. 25mm. Patriarchal cross on floriate base / Michael, half length figure, standing, holding labarum and globe. SB 2288, DOC 127-128.TextFull Size
SB 2289Michael VIII, AE trachy. Constantinople mint, 1261-1282 AD. B retrograde-B in upper field, Cherub standing facing, wings spread / Michael, half length figure, standing facing, holding sceptre and patriarchal cross. SB 2289.TextFull Size
SB 2289 varMichael VIII Palaeologus 1261-1282 AD, AE Trachy, Constantinople mint. G-G to left and right of multi-winged seraph / Michael, half-length figure facing, holding labarum and patriarchal cross. DOC V 129 var. (obv. fieldmarks); Bendall 50 var. (ditto); SB 2289 var. (ditto).TextFull Size
SB 2290Michael VIII, Restored Byzantine Empire, 1261-1282 AD. AE trachy. 2.74g, Constantinople. IC-XC, Christ standing facing on dais / Michael VIII seated facing, holding labarum and globe. DOC 100-02; Sear 2290.TextFull Size
SB 2291Michael VIII Palaeologus, AE Trachy, 1261-1282, 1.59g. 24-31mm, Constantinople. Mary seated facing / Michael seated facing, holding sceptre and globe. SB 2291.TextFull Size
SB 2295Michael VIII Palaeologus, AE Trachy, 1261-1282, Thessalonica. OA DHMITHOC downwards across fields, St. Demetrius seated facing on throne with no back, holding sword across his knees / Michael VIII standing facing on left, labarum in right hand, akakia in left, being crowned by Archangel Michael standing facing on right. SB 2295.TextFull Size
SB 2296Michael VIII Paleologus 1261-1282 AD, Billon Aspron Trachy, Thessalonica mint. 28mm, 2.88g. G OA DIMHTRIOC, St Demetrios, bust facing, holding a sword over right shoulder and resting left hand on shield / X MI D-P TI C O PAL, Michael VIII standing on left, holding cross, and St Michael standing on right, his hand on his chest. SB 2296.TextFull Size
SB 2297Michael VIII, restored Bytantine empire. 1261-1282. AE trachy. Thessalonica. 2.17g. Archangel Michael standing facing / Michael, on left and St. Demetrius on right, half length figures, standing, holding cross in circle on staff between them. SB 2297; DOC 147-50.TextFull Size
SB 2298Michael VIII Paleologus 1261-1282 AD, Billon Aspron Trachy, Thessalonica mint. 23mm. Archangel Michael, half-length figure standing facing / Michael on left, holding cross and akakia, being crowned by Mary on right, both standing. Sear 2298, DOC 151.TextFull Size
SB 2300Michael VIII Palaiologos (1258-82 AD), Thessalonika, AE follario / trachy. No legend, Large cross, stars in quarters / XM DP - O AG DM..., Half-length figures of Michael, on left holding labarum-tipped sceptre and St. Demetrius on right, holding spear, both standing, holding castle between them, large star above. SB 2300, Bendall (PCPC) 70, DO 159-60.TextFull Size
SB 2301Michael VIII Palaeologus 1261-1282 AD, AE Trachy, Thessalonica mint. 1.68 gr. Winged patriarchal cross / Michael on left, holding labarum, and St. Demetrius on right, holding spear, standing facing, holding sword between them; large 8-point star above. (Note: the way this coin was struck has formed two stars). DOC V 161; SB 2301.TextFull Size
SB 2303Michael VIII Paleologus 1261-1282 AD, AE trachy, Thessalonica mint. 23mm. GOADI-TRIOC downwards to left and right of St Demetrius, bust facing, holding sword and shield / MX AV DECPOTIC, Michael VIII standing facing, wearing loros, holding patriarchal cross on globe and labarum, eight-rayed star to right. Sear 2303.TextFull Size
SB 2305Michael VIII Paleologus 1261-1282 AD, AE Trachy, Thessalonica mint. 27mm. St. Demetrius, bust facing / Michael, winged, standing holding labarum and cross on globe. DOC V 171; Bendall 78; SB 2305.TextFull Size
SB 2307Michael VIII Paleologus 1261-1282 AD, AE Trachy, Thessalonica mint. 28mm. St. Demetrius standing facing, holding spear and shield; star to left / MIHAIL DECPOT PAL..., Michael, half-length figure facing, holding large fleur de lis and labarum. DOC class XVII, 180-1; SB 2307.TextFull Size
SB 2309Michael VIII Palaeologos, 1261-1282 AD. Restored Byzantine Empire, AE Trachy Nomisma, 2.98g, Thessalonica. Large fleur-de-lis florencée / Michael standing facing, crowned and wearing loros, holding large cross and akakia, small lis florencée in left field. DOC 187-90 (Class XV); Bendall-Donald T. 16; Sear 2309.TextFull Size
SB 2310Michael VIII Paleologus 1261-1282 AD, AE Trachy, Thessalonica mint. 24mm. Facing half-length figure of Mary Theotokos, facing, hands raised / Michael, on left and St. Demetrius on right, both half length figures, standing, holding patriarchal cross between them, half circle and star above. DOC 131; SB 2310.TextFull Size
SB 2311Michael VIII, 1261-1282 AD. AE trachy (2.12g), Thessalonica. Flower of eight petals / Michael VIII on the left and Mary, nimbate, on the right, both half-length figures facing, holding large patriarchal cross between them; two stars in upper field. DOC 152-4; Sear 2311.Text

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SB 2312Michael VIII Paleologus 1261-1282 AD, AE Trachy, Thessalonica mint. 26mm. St. Demetrius wearing cuirass and paturgis, holding spear in right hand, resting left on shield; cross in right field / Michael seated facing, wearing loros with central panel, holding sceptre and akakia; six-rayed star in right field. DOC V, 162; SB 2312.TextFull Size
Michael VIII Palaeologus and Andronicus II 1273-1282 AD
SB -; Ratto 2222Michael VIII Palaeologus and Andronicus II 1273-1282 AD, AE Trachy, Cherson mint. 32mm; 5.95 gr. MHP-QV, Mary, bust facing, both hands raised / Andronicus standing on left holding long cross in his left hand across his body to his left, and Michael standing on right holding cross on globe in right hand and long cross in left. Sear -; Ratto 2222; Ashmoleon 611-612.TextFull Size
SB 2320Michael VIII Paleologus and Andronicus II 1272-1282 AD, AE Trachy, Constantinople mint. 23mm. Mary, standing, both hands raised / Michael on left and Andronicus on right, holding labarum between them. SB 2320; DOC 203-205.TextFull Size
SB 2322Michael VIII and Andronicus II 1272-128 AD, AE Trachy, Thessalonica mint. 25mm. St. Demetrius, bust facing, holding spear / Andronicus, on left and Michael on right, both half-length busts, holding sword between them, crowned by bust of Archangel Michael above. DOC 212-215; SB 2322.TextFull Size
SB 2323Michael VIII Paleologus and Andronicus II. 1261-1282 AD, AE Trachy, Thessalonica mint. OAGIT QE-ODOR downwards to left and right of St. Theodore, half-length facing figure, in military dress, holding spear and round shield decorated with eight-rayed star / ADR X..M downwards to left and right of Andronicus and Michael, half-length figures, each wearing loros and holding labarum and sword between them; half-length bust of the Archangel Michael above. DOC 212-215; SB 2323.TextFull Size
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