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Byzantine Anonymous Follis of Christ, Class A3, Basil II & Constantine VIII, c. 1023 - 11 November 1028 A.D.
This is a new ornaments variety, unlisted by Bellinger and Grierson, with one pellet in each limb of the nimbus cross, two pellets vertically arranged within a jeweled border on the Gospels and the ornamentation shown below both above and under the reverse inscription. We have designated this new variety Grierson-NumisWiki ornaments F1d.
SH82732. Bronze anonymous follis
, Anonymous follis
of Christ, class A3; SBCV
1818; Grierson-NumisWiki ornaments F1d, EF, well centered
, obverse legend
unstruck, light corrosion and deposits, Constantinople (Istanbul, Turkey) mint, weight
9.297g, maximum diameter
28.7mm, die axis
, c. 1023 - 11 Nov 1028 A.D.; obverse
+ EMMANOVHΛ (Latinized Hebrew: Emmanuel - "God with us"), facing nimbate bust
of Christ, two pellets in each arm of the cross
, and colobium
, Gospels in both hands
, IC - XC
(Greek abbreviation: Iisoķs Xristůs - Jesus Christ) across field
+ IhSuS / XRISTuS / bASILEu / bASILE (Greek: Jesus Christ King
of Kings), ornaments above and below inscription
; unpublished variety
Catalog current as of Friday, April 19, 2019.
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