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Home > Catalog > Byzantine Coins > Macedonian Dynasty > Michael IV > BZ71689
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, reverse double struck, Constantinople (Istanbul, Turkey) mint, weight 9.400g, maximum diameter 31.1mm, die axis 180o, 1034 - 1041 A.D.; obverse EMMANOVHΛ, three-quarter length figure of Christ standing facing, wearing nimbus cruciger, pallium, and colobium, raising right in benediction, Gospels in left, IC-XC; reverse Jeweled cross with pellet at each extremity, in the angles IC - XC / NI-KA (Jesus Christ Conquers); SOLD










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Byzantine Coins of Michael IV