You are here:Home/Resources/ Byzantine Coins/ Search the Catalogue/ Constantine VII, Copper, Follis, Constantinople, 913-959

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.

COST͵-SILʹROʹ

Reverse

Inscription of four lines.

COST
EΘEO
SILEVSR
OEO

Obverse

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

COST͵-SILʹROʹ

Reverse

Inscription of four lines.

COST
EΘEO
SILEVSR
OEO

Accession number BZC.1970.27.20
Ruler Constantine VII
Date of Reign 913–959
Metal Copper
Denomination Follis
Mint Constantinople
Date 913959
Diameter 25.0 mm
Weight 8.61 g
Relation of Dies 6:00
Shape Flat

Commentary

Cf. DOC 3.2:566, no. 26 (similar).

Acquisition History

From Henry Weller, 1 July 1970