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sb1836ossb1825.jpg
Constantine IX Class D follis, sb1836, Constantine over struck on a Michael IV Class C follis16 viewsObverse: Christ seated facing on throne with back, wearing nimbus cr., pallium and colobium, and holding book of gospels with hands; in field to l., IC and to r., XC both barred..
Reverse: IS XS/bASILE/bASIL in three lines; above -+-
Mint: Constantinople
Date: 1042-1055 CE
29mm, 5.77g



over struck on a Class C follis


Class C follis, sb1825, attributed to Michael IV, 1034-1041 CE
Obverse: EMMANOVHA - Three -quarter length of Christ Antiphonetes standing facing, wearing nimbus cr. pallium and colobium, raising rt hand in benediction in L. hand book of Gospels, in field to L., IC barred, to r., XC barred.
Reverse: IC-XC/ NI-KA - Jewelled cross with pellet at each end divides inscription into four equal parts, IC--XC/NI--KA
Mint: Contantinople
Date: 1034-1041 CE
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sb1761_1760_21mm_755g.jpg
Constantine VII SB 1761 overstruck on Romanus, SB176016 viewsObverse: CONST bASIL ROM, crowned bust of Constantine facing, with short beard and wearing vertical loros, holding akakia and cross on globe.
Reverse: CONST / EN QEO BA / SILEVS R / OMEON, legend in four lines.
Mint: Constantinople
Date: 913-959 CE
overstruck on
Obverse: bASILEVS RWM, crowned, bearded, facing bust of Romanus, wearing chlamys, holding labarum and cross on globe
Reverse: RWMA - N EN QEW bA - SILEVS RW - MAIWN, legend in four lines.
Mint: Constantinople
Date: 913-959 CE

21mm 7.55g
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sb1793_1783_25mm_700g.jpg
John I Class A1 SB1793, over struck on a Nicephorus II SB 178320 viewsOBVERSE: +EMMANOVHA. Bust of Christ facing, wearing nimbus cr. (two pellets in each limb of cross), pallium and colobium, and holding book of Gospels (cover ornamented with pellet in border of dots) with both hands. IC; to r., XC barred.
Reverse: +IhSUS/XRISTUS/bASILEU/bASILE four lines.
Mint: Constantinople
Date: 969-976 CE
SB 1793 Class A1
25mm, 7.00g

overstruck on a

Nicephorus II AE follis
Obverse: NICIFR bASIL RW, crowned bust facing with short beard, wearing loros and additional jewelled robe, holding cross-topped sceptre and trefoil on globe.
Reverse: NICHF-EN QEW bA-SILEVS RW-MAIWN, legend in four lines.
Date: 963-969 CE
Mint: Constantinople
Sear 1783 DOC 7
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sb1793ossb1760.jpg
John I SB SB1793 AF!, over struck on a Constantine VII SB 176120 viewsOBVERSE: +EMMANOVHA. Bust of Christ facing, wearing nimbus cr. (two pellets in each limb of cross), pallium and colobium, and holding book of Gospels (cover ornamented with pellet in border of dots) with both hands. IC; to r., XC barred.
Reverse: +IhSUS/XRISTUS/bASILEU/bASILE four lines.
Mint: Constantinople
Date: 969-976 CE
SB 1793 Class A1


over stuck on


Obverse: bASILEVS RWM, crowned, bearded, facing bust of Romanus, wearing chlamys, holding labarum and cross on globe
Reverse: RWMA - N EN QEW bA - SILEVS RW - MAIWN, legend in four lines.
Mint: Constantinople
Date: 913-959 CE
SB 1760, DO 25
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