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Home > Catalog > |Byzantine Coins| > |Comnen Dynasty| > |Nicephorus III| > BZ86178
Byzantine Anonymous Follis of Christ, Class I, Nicephorus III, 7 January 1078 - 1 April 1081
The emperor's name and portrait are not part of the design on the Byzantine types referred to as anonymous folles. Instead of the earthly king, these coins depict Jesus Christ, King of Kings.
BZ86178. Bronze anonymous follis, Anonymous follis of Christ, DOC III-2, class I; SBCV 1889, Choice VF, attractive portrait, well centered and struck, overstruck with some undertype effects, Constantinople (Istanbul, Turkey) mint, weight 6.139g, maximum diameter 26.8mm, die axis 180o, obverse Christ bust facing, wearing nimbus cruciger, pallium, and colobium, raising right in benediction, gospels in left; reverse Latin cross with X at center, globule and two pellets at each extremity, floral ornaments in lower fields, crescents in upper fields; SOLD










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