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Byzantine Anonymous Follis of Christ, Class B, Romanus III or Michael IV, 12 November 1028 - 10 December 1041 A.D.
The emperor's name and portrait are not part of the design on the Byzantine types referred to as anonymous folles. Instead of the earthly king, these coins depict Jesus Christ, King of Kings.
BZ77164. Bronze anonymous follis
, Anonymous follis
of Christ, class B; SBCV
1823, VF, overstruck
, well centered
, Constantinople (Istanbul, Turkey) mint, weight
6.610g, maximum diameter
29.5mm, die axis
, 12 Nov 1028 - 10 Dec 1041 A.D.; obverse
EMMANOVHΛ, facing bust
of Christ, wearing nimbus cruciger
, and colobium
, holding gospels with both hands
, IC - XC
flanking across field
; reverse cross
on three steps with pellet at each extremity, in fields IS - XS (Jesus Christ) / bAS-ILE / bAS-ILE (King
of Kings); SOLD
Catalog current as of Friday, March 23, 2018.
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