Michael II Comnenus-Ducas, despot of Epiros, 1237-1271. Aspron Trachy (Silver, 27 mm, 3.31 g, 6 h), Arta. Christ, nimbate, seated facing on square-backed throne, wearing tunic and pallium, raising his right hand in benediction and holding book of Gospels in his left; in upper field to left and right, IC - XC; in fields to left and right, X/M and [...]/M. Rev. Michael II, on the left, standing facing, wearing crown with pendilia and loros, holding long cross in his right hand, and St. Constantine, on the right, standing facing, wearing crown with pendilia and loros, holding long cross in his left hand; both holding between them labarum on long shaft. DOC IV, pl. XLVI, 1. Lianta -. Nomos 19 (2019), 453 var. (cross on steps). SB 2230. Extremely rare. Somewhat double struck and the flan slightly wavy, otherwise, good very fine.