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Constantine VII, Copper, Follis, Constantinople, 913-959

 
 

Obverse

Frontal bust of Constantine VII, bearded, wearing modified loros and crown with cross. Globus cruciger in left hand, akakia in right hand.

]ROʹ

Reverse

Inscription of four lines.

]OST͵
[ ]ΘEO
[ ]LEVSR
[ ]EO

Obverse

Frontal bust of Constantine VII, bearded, wearing modified loros and crown with cross. Globus cruciger in left hand, akakia in right hand.

]ROʹ

Reverse

Inscription of four lines.

]OST͵
[ ]ΘEO
[ ]LEVSR
[ ]EO

Accession number BZC.1970.27.19
Ruler Constantine VII
Date of Reign 913–959
Metal Copper
Denomination Follis
Mint Constantinople
Date 913959
Diameter 22.0 mm
Weight 6.38 g
Relation of Dies 6:00
Shape Flat

Commentary

Cf. DOC 3.2:566, no. 26.

Acquisition History

From Henry Weller, 1 July 1970