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AE assarion Andronicus II and Michael IX41 viewsObverse: Andronicus l., and Michael r., holding labarum between them.
Reverse: KVPIE CWCON TUCBCIAEIC around bust of Christ
Mint: Constantinople
Date: 1295-1320 CE
Sear 2436
12/16mm 1.00 gm
1 commentswileyc06/17/12 at 03:03Pep: Great coin from the late Empire!
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Class A3, sb1818 attributed to Constantine VIII (1025-1028 CE)27 viewsObverse: Bust of Christ facing, wearing nimbus cross with various ornaments in each limb.. pallium and colobium, and holding books of Gospels.
Reverse: +IhSyB / XRISTUS/ bASILEy/bASILE - in 4 lines, Greek legend, "Jesus Christ, King of Kings.
Mint: Constantinople though Metclaf states several provincial mints within this group. some with rev legend differences.
Date: 976-1025 CE
SB 1818 Class A3
30mm, 7.76g

Class A3 in this case is presented a a group intermediate in weight between Classes A1 and A3 generally considered around 9-10g. Originally classed by D. M. Metcalf he feels that the weight reduction from Class A2 may have been around 1020 CE. Phillip Grierson with Dumbarton Oaks Catalogue does not separate Class A3 from class A2.
1 commentswileyc09/23/11 at 05:05Pep: Most likely #34 on Numiswiki's Anonymous Byzan...
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Class A3, sb1818 attributed to Constantine VIII (1025-1028 CE)27 viewsObverse: Bust of Christ facing, wearing nimbus cross with various ornaments in each limb.. pallium and colobium, and holding books of Gospels.
Reverse: +IhSyB / XRISTUS/ bASILEy/bASILE - in 4 lines, Greek legend, "Jesus Christ, King of Kings.
Mint: Constantinople though Metclaf states several provincial mints within this group. some with rev legend differences.
Date: 976-1025 CE
SB 1818 Class A3
29mm, 10.17g

Class A3 in this case is presented a a group intermediate in weight between Classes A1 and A3 generally considered around 9-10g. Originally classed by D. M. Metcalf he feels that the weight reduction from Class A2 may have been around 1020 CE. Phillip Grierson with Dumbarton Oaks Catalogue does not separate Class A3 from class A2.
1 commentswileyc09/23/11 at 05:01Pep: Nice, the engraver & striker did well! #2 on the A...
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Class A3, sb1818 attributed to Constantine VIII (1025-1028 CE)23 viewsObverse: Bust of Christ facing, wearing nimbus cross with various ornaments in each limb.. pallium and colobium, and holding books of Gospels.
Reverse: +IhSyB / XRISTUS/ bASILEy/bASILE - in 4 lines, Greek legend, "Jesus Christ, King of Kings.
Mint: Constantinople though Metclaf states several provincial mints within this group. some with rev legend differences.
Date: 976-1025 CE
SB 1818 Class A3
36mm, 9.61gg

Class A3 in this case is presented a a group intermediate in weight between Classes A1 and A3 generally considered around 9-10g. Originally classed by D. M. Metcalf he feels that the weight reduction from Class A2 may have been around 1020 CE. Phillip Grierson with Dumbarton Oaks Catalogue does not separate Class A3 from class A2.
1 commentswileyc09/23/11 at 04:59Pep: Probably #9 on Numiswiki's Anonymous Byzantine...
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Class A3, sb1818 attributed to Constantine VIII (1025-1028 CE)27 viewsObverse: Bust of Christ facing, wearing nimbus cross with various ornaments in each limb.. pallium and colobium, and holding books of Gospels.
Reverse: +IhSyB / XRISTUS/ bASILEy/bASILE - in 4 lines, Greek legend, "Jesus Christ, King of Kings.
Mint: Constantinople though Metclaf states several provincial mints within this group. some with rev legend differences.
Date: 976-1025 CE
SB 1818 Class A3
28mm, 11.26g

Class A3 in this case is presented a a group intermediate in weight between Classes A1 and A3 generally considered around 9-10g. Originally classed by D. M. Metcalf he feels that the weight reduction from Class A2 may have been around 1020 CE. Phillip Grierson with Dumbarton Oaks Catalogue does not separate Class A3 from class A2.
1 commentswileyc09/23/11 at 04:54Pep: Nice portrait! This is #23 on Numiswiki's Byz...
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Sear 882 - Follis - ca. 620 AD - Sicily mint68 viewsEmperor: Heraclius (r. 610-641 AD)
Date: ca. 620 AD
Condition: EF
Denomination: Follis

Obverse: Countermark
To left, bust of Heraclius facing, with short beard, wearing cuirass, paludamentum, and crown with cross; to right, ; the whole on a circular punch stamped on the head of an earlier emperor ((]NVSPPA[ (Justin I and/or Justinian I)).

Reverse: , within a circular countermark. Struck on exergue of an earlier type.

Sicily mint
DO 241; Sear 882
15.94g; 31.5mm; 210
2 commentsPep01/20/10 at 21:02Pep: Could be, but with crosses above and to right I co...
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Constans II. half follis 43 viewsByzantine coinage
Carthage mint
2 commentstibsi6710/22/07 at 07:43Pep: What a wonderful coin for this emperor! It's also...
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217-218 AD - Diadumenian as Caesar - Moushmov 0597 - Snake Reverse44 viewsCaesar: Diadumenian as Caesar (Caes: 217-218 AD)
Date: 217-218 AD
Condition: Fair
Size: AE18

Obverse: K M OΠEΛΛI ANTΩNEINOC (or similar)
Bare head right

Reverse: MAΡKIANOΠOΛEITΩN
Snake emerging from half-opened cista.
Mint: Markianopolis, Moesia Inferior

Moushmov 597
1.73g; 18.3mm; 0
2 commentsPep07/29/07 at 08:43Pep: Thanks Bacchus! The correction has been made.
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