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Home > Catalog > |Byzantine Coins| > |Isaurian Dynasty| > |Theophilus| > SH15614
Byzantine Empire, Theophilus, 12 May 821 - 20 January 842 A.D.
The reverse depicts Michael II, and Constantine, the deceased father and son of Theophilus, making this coin a touching memorial handed down through time.
SH15614. Gold solidus, DOC III part 1, 3d; SBCV 1653; Morrisson BnF 4; Wroth BMC 7; Sommer 31.2; Tolstoi -; Ratto -, Choice VF, full strike, well centered, shallow old scratches, Constantinople (Istanbul, Turkey) mint, weight 4.378g, maximum diameter 20.7mm, die axis 180o, 830 - 840 A.D.; obverse * ΘEOFILOS bASILE Θ, crowned bust facing, short beard, chlamys, patriarchal cross in right, and akakia in left; reverse + mIXAHL S COnStANtIn ', facing busts of Michael II (left) and Constantine, each wears a crown and chlamys, cross above; scarce; SOLD










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