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   View Categories Home > Catalog > |Byzantine Coins| > |Macedonian Dynasty| > |Romanus III| > BZ92370
Byzantine Anonymous Follis of Christ, Class B, Romanus III or Michael IV, 12 November 1028 - 10 December 1041 A.D.
|Romanus| |III|, |Byzantine| |Anonymous| |Follis| |of| |Christ,| |Class| |B,| |Romanus| |III| |or| |Michael| |IV,| |12| |November| |1028| |-| |10| |December| |1041| |A.D.|, 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.
BZ92370. Bronze anonymous follis, Anonymous follis of Christ, DOC III-2, class B; SBCV 1823, F, overstruck on an A3 follis (SBCV 1818) with some undertype visible on obverse, Constantinople (Istanbul, Turkey) mint, weight 11.090g, maximum diameter 32.2mm, die axis 180o, 12 Nov 1028 - 10 Dec 1041 A.D.; obverse EMMANOVHΛ (Latinized Hebrew: Emmanuel - "God with us"), facing bust of Christ, wearing nimbus cruciger, pallium, and colobium, holding gospels with both hands, IC - XC (Greek abbreviation: Ihsoús Xristós - Jesus Christ) across field; reverse cross on three steps with pellet at each extremity, in fields IS - XS (Jesus Christ) / bAS-ILE / bAS-ILE (King of Kings); SOLD










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