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   View Categories Home > Catalog > |Byzantine Coins| > |Macedonian Dynasty| > |Leo VI| > BZ84968
Byzantine Empire, Leo VI the Wise, 6 January 870 - 11 May 912 A.D.
|Leo| |VI|, |Byzantine| |Empire,| |Leo| |VI| |the| |Wise,| |6| |January| |870| |-| |11| |May| |912| |A.D.|, In 904, the Byzantines under Andronikos Doukas defeated the Arabs near Germanikeia.
BZ84968. Bronze follis, DOC III part 2, 8; Morrisson BnF 35/Cp/AE/14; SBCV 1729; Sommer 34.5; Wroth BMC 8, Ratto 1873, Choice VF, nice green patina, well centered and struck, Constantinople (Istanbul, Turkey) mint, weight 9.151g, maximum diameter 26.9mm, die axis 180o, 6 Jan 870 - 11 May 912; obverse + LEOn bASILVS ROm, bust facing, with short beard, wearing crown and chlamys and holding akakia in left hand; reverse + LEON/En ΘEO bA/SILEVS R/OMEOn, inscription in four lines; SOLD










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