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Byzantine Anonymous Follis of Christ, Class I, Nicephorus III, 7 January 1078 - 1 April 1081, Brockage Mint Error
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BZ91208. Bronze anonymous follis, cf. Anonymous follis of Christ, DOC III-2, class I; SBCV 1889, VF, brockage error, Constantinople (Istanbul, Turkey) mint, weight 4.929g, maximum diameter 22.6mm, die axis 0o
, 7 Jan 1078 - 1 Apr 1081; obverse Christ bust facing, wearing nimbus cruciger, pallium, and colobium, raising right in benediction, gospels in left, IC - XC (Greek abbreviation: Iisoķs Xristůs - Jesus Christ) across field; reverse incuse of obverse (brockage), bust of Christ facing; normal reverse type: 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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