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Italian States: Norman Sicily. Roger II (Count 1105-1130; King 1130-1154)
D'Andrea-Contreras 227, Travaini 192; Spahr 77; Biaggi 1217-1222; MEC Italy XIV 180-182

AE Follaro, fourth period (initial phase), from 1129 or 1130 perhaps to 1138. most presumably Messina mint. 1.76 g., 14.14 mm. max, 90į

Obv: King seated on throne, P/O/Γ/E/P/I/O/C -- A/N/A/Σ [=Roger -- King/ANAΣ is the Greek form of the Latin Rex and the Arabic Malik]

Rev: Cross potent, IC-XC-NI-KA (=Jesus Christ Conquors) in quadrants.
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