Trachy of Despot Michael II with Emperor John III Vatazes

BSBC: 1  Sear: 2235  DO IV: 2  LBC:  —

Mint: Arta

Obverse: Saint Michael holding a spear / XM

Reverse: Despot Michael holding palmfrond and anexakakia being crowned by Emperor John III, himself holding cross tipped scepter / XM – Iω eN Xω

S. Bendall, “The Coinage of Michael II, Angelos of Epirus, 1231-1265,” in NumCirc CIV.1 (February 1996), 5. Extremely rare.