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The only son of John III was an educated and cultured man but suffered from epilepsy and his reign lasted only four years.
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SB 2136, ATheodore II Ducas-Lascaris. 1254-1258. AV Hyperpyron. Magnesia mint. Dated year 1 (1254-1255). Christ enthroned facing; A in right field / Theodore standing facing, holding labarum and anexikakia, being crowned by Mary on the right. DOC 4-II, 1a; SB 2136.TextImage
SB 2136, BTheodore II Ducas-Lascaris. 1254-1258. AV Hyperpyron. Magnesia mint. Dated year 2. Christ enthroned facing; B to right / Theodore standing facing, holding labarum and anexikakia, being crowned by Mary on the right. DOC 4-II, 2a; SB 2136.TextImage
SB 2136, gammaTheodore II Ducas-Lascaris. 1254-1258. AV Hyperpyron. Magnesia mint. Dated year 3. Christ enthroned facing; Gamma to left and right / Theodore standing facing, holding labarum and anexikakia, being crowned by Mary on the right. DOC 4-II, 1a; SB 2136.TextImage
SB 2136, crossTheodore II Ducas-Lascaris. 1254-1258. EL trachy. Magnesia mint. Christ enthroned facing, cross to left and right / Theodore standing facing, holding labarum and anexikakia, being crowned by Mary on the right. cf SB 2136; DOC pl. 35, 1-2.TextImage
SB 2137Theodore II Ducas-Lascaris. 1254-1258. AR trachy, Magnesia mint. Year A = 1254-1255 AD. IC-XL to left and right of Christ, nimbate, standing facing, A in right field / QEODWROC O LACKARIC O LGIOC DHMHTRIOC in five lines across fields, full length figures of Theodore, holding cross on globe, and St. Demetrius, holding spear over shoulder, together holding a long patriarchal cross between them. SB 2137; DOC 5.TextImage
SB 2138Theodore II Ducas-Lascaris. 1254-1258. AR Aspron Trachy, Magnesia, 1255-1256 AD. A in circle at top left, TRV-FW across fields, partly in monogram form, St. Tryphon, nimbate, standing facing, holding cross in right hand; fleur de lis to left and right / Theodore standing facing, holding labarum-tipped sceptre in his right hand and patriarchal cross on globe in left. DOC 6.3 (this coin). SB 2138.TextImage
SB 2139Theodore II Ducas-Lascaris. 1254-1258. AR Trachy. Magnesia, 1256/1257. IC-XC to upper left and right, Christ, bearded and nimbate, seated facing on throne without back, holding Gospels in left hand and raising right hand, retrograde G-G to left and right / QEODWROC DECPOTH DOVKAC O LACKARIC O AGIOC TRVFWN (or similar) in several lines across fields, full length figures of Theodore, holding globed sceptre, and St. Tryphon, together holding a labarum on a long shaft, at the base of which is a fleur de lys. DOC 7; SB 2139.TextImage
SB 2141Theodore II Ducas-Lascaris. 1254-1258. AE Trachy. Magnesia mint. IC-XC to left and right of standing figure of Christ, B-retrograde B across fields / QEODOPOC AVKAC O LACKAPIC, Theodore, on left, holding sceptre and cross on globe, being crowned by Mary on right. DOC IV 9; SB 2141.TextImage

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Theodore II Ducas-Lascaris. 1254-1258. AE Trachy. Magnesia mint. A in circle over TP monogram V to left, FI monogram to right, full-length figure of St. Tryphon standing facing, holding cross in right hand / QEODWROC DECPOTHC DOVKAC O LACKARIC in several lines across fields, Theodore, full-length figure standing facing, holding labarum-headed sceptre and cross on globe; hand of God at upper right. DOC IV 10; SB 2142.Text

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SB 2143Theodore II Ducas-Lascaris. 1254-1258. AE Trachy. Magnesia mint. O AGIOC QEODWROC in several lines across fields, Theodore, full-length figure standing facing, holding spear and resting left hand on shield / QEODWROC DECPOTHC OLACKARIC or ODOVKAC in several lines across fields, Theodore, full-length figure standing facing, holding labarum and patriarchal cross on globe. DOC 11. SB 2143TextImage

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Theodore II Ducas-Lascaris (now attributed to John III, 1221-1254 AD). AE Trachy. 25mm. Magnesia mint. nimbate bust of Christ facing / QEODOPOC AVKAC O LACKAPIC in several lines across fields, Theodore, crowned, wearing loros, standing on left and St. Theodore in military dress, on right, holding fleur de lis on staff between them. DOC 12. SB 2144.Text

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SB 2145Theodore II Ducas-Lascaris. 1254-1258 AD. AE Tetarteron, 2.28 gr. Magnesia mint. Large fleur-de-lis; dot in each quarter / Theodore, wearing loros, standing facing, holding labarum and akakia. DOC IV 13a; SB 2145.TextImage
SB 2147Theodore II, 1254-1258. AE trachy. Thessalonica. Large cross with floriate ends / QEODOPOC AVKAC O LACKAPIC, in several lines across fields, Theodore, on left and St. Demetrius, on right, both standing facing, holding castle between them, star above. SB 2147; DOC plate XLVI, 1.TextImage
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