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Byzantine Anonymous Follis of Christ, Class C, Michael IV, 12 April 1034 - 10 December 1041 A.D.
"The obverse on this type represents an icon to which the Empress Zoe was particularly devoted, and a similar representation appears on a pattern histamenon of Zoe's brief sole reign in December, 1041." -- David Sear's Byzantine Coins and Their Values
BZ71689. Bronze anonymous follis
, Anonymous follis
of Christ, class C; SBCV
1825, VF, nice green patina
double struck, Constantinople (Istanbul, Turkey) mint, weight
9.400g, maximum diameter
31.1mm, die axis
, 1034 - 1041 A.D.; obverse
EMMANOVHΛ, three-quarter length figure of Christ standing facing, wearing nimbus cruciger
, and colobium
, raising right in benediction
, Gospels in left, IC-XC; reverse
with pellet at each extremity, in the angles IC - XC
/ NI-KA (Jesus Christ Conquers); SOLD
Catalog current as of Friday, December 15, 2017.
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