6 - 7 October 1999
George Monomachatos, proedros and duke (second half 11th century), the Virgin standing facing, holding the infant Christ on her left arm, **, rev. in six lines, *** , 7.44g. (Seyrig 210), extremely fine
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Appointed duke of Dyrrachion in 1078, Geroges Monomachatos was dismissed by Alexis Comnenus after the coup d'Etat of 1081. He remained among the Serbs, returning to Byzantium only after a chrysobull guaranteed his security.
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