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AE trachy, Michael VIII
Obverse: Half length figure of St. Theodore, bearded and nimbate, wearing tunic, breastplate and sagion, holding in right hand, spear which rests on left shoulder and in left hand a shield.
Reverse: Full length figure of emperor left and of Christ, bearded and nimbate. Emperor wears stemma, divitision, collar piece and loros of simplified type; holds sceptre in right hand and anexikakia in left. Christ, wearing tunic and colobion, crowns emperor.
Mint: Constantinople
Date: 1261-1282 CE
SB 2270 Michael VIII C13
29/18mm, 1.24g
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