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Byzantine Empire, Leo VI the Wise, 6 January 870 - 11 May 912 A.D.
In 907, Oleg led the Kievan Rus' in a campaign against Constantinople.
BZ71994. Bronze follis
, DOC III part
2, 8; Morrisson BnF
34.5; Wroth BMC
1873, VF, choice obverse
, nice dark green patina
, Constantinople (Istanbul, Turkey) mint, weight
6.437g, maximum diameter
27.2mm, die axis
, 6 Jan 870 - 11 May 912; obverse
+ LEOn bASILVS ROm, bust
facing, with short beard, wearing crown with cross
, holding akakia
in left hand; reverse
+ LEOn/En ΘEO bA/SILEVS R/OMEOn, inscription
in four lines; SOLD
Catalog current as of Thursday, May 23, 2019.
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