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Byzantine Empire, Michael VII Ducas, 24 October 1071 - 24 March 1078 A.D.
Sear notes the type is frequently overstruck on folles of Romanus IV, SBCV 1866.
BZ88934. Bronze follis, DOC III - 2 14b; Wroth BMC 26; Ratto 2042; Morrisson BnF 55/Cp/AE/9; Berk 958; Sommer 55.8; SBCV 1878, EF, dark patina, overstruck, part of edge ragged, Constantinople (Istanbul, Turkey) mint, weight 6.561g, maximum diameter 26.1mm, die axis 180o
, obverse bust of Christ facing, cross behind head, wearing pallium and colobium, raising right in benediction, Gospels in left ornamented with nine pellets, large star right and left, IC - XC above arms of cross; reverse + MIXAHΛ RACIΛ O ∆, bearded bust facing, wearing crown and loros, holding labarum and globus cruciger; $170.00
Catalog current as of Monday, June 17, 2019.
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