Meepzorp's Ancient Coins


Byzantine


John I - Michael IV


969-1042 AD


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John I, 969-976 AD, AR Milaresion, Constantinople mint
+ IHSUS XRISTUS nICA*, Iω AN,
cross crosslet set on globus above 2 steps, central medallion,
crowned bust of John I facing/
legend in 5 lines: + IωAnn, En X'ω AVTO CRAT,
EVSEb' bASILEVS RωmAIω'
SB 1792, Scarce (NC), ex Lindgren collection
Posted April 2019







Constantine VIII and Basil II, ca. 1020-1028 AD, AE Follis
bust of Jesus Christ facing/
legend in 4 lines: + IhSUS XRISTUS bASILEU bASILE
("Jesus Christ, king of kings")
S. 1818
Posted April 2019







Romanus III, 1028-1034 AD, AE Follis, Anonymous Class B
bust of Jesus Christ facing, holding book of gospels/
cross dividing IS-XS/bAS-ILE bAS-ILE
S. 1823
Posted April 2019







Michael IV, 1034-1042 AD, AE Follis, Anonymous Class C
3/4 length figure of Jesus Christ facing/
cross dividing IC-XC/NI-KA
("Jesus Christ victorious")
S. 1825
Posted April 2019