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Michael III, Electrum, Semissis, Syracuse, 866-867

 
 

Obverse

Frontal bust of Michael III, bearded, wearing loros and crown with cross on triangle. Globus cruciger in left hand.

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Reverse

Frontal bust of Basil I, bearded, wearing chlamys and crown with cross on triangle. Globus cruciger in left hand.

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Obverse

Frontal bust of Michael III, bearded, wearing loros and crown with cross on triangle. Globus cruciger in left hand.

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Reverse

Frontal bust of Basil I, bearded, wearing chlamys and crown with cross on triangle. Globus cruciger in left hand.

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Accession number BZC.1978.3
Catalogue ID as DOC 3.1:468, no. (11)
Ruler Michael III
Date of Reign 842–867
Associated Authority Basil I
Metal Electrum
Denomination Semissis
Mint Syracuse
Date 866867
Diameter 12.0 mm
Weight 1.34 g
Relation of Dies 6:00
Shape Flat

Acquisition History

From A. H. Baldwin's Selection, 2 February 1978