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Michael III, Copper, Follis, Syracuse, 842-867

 
 

Obverse

Frontal bust of Michael III, bearded, wearing loros and crown with cross on triangle. Cross potent on base in right hand.

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Reverse

with Θ below.

Obverse

Frontal bust of Michael III, bearded, wearing loros and crown with cross on triangle. Cross potent on base in right hand.

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Reverse

with Θ below.

Accession number BZC.2006.48
Catalogue ID as DOC 3.1:469, no. 13
Ruler Michael III
Date of Reign 842–867
Metal Copper
Denomination Follis
Mint Syracuse
Date 842867
Diameter 15.0 mm
Weight 1.76 g
Relation of Dies 6:00
Shape Flat

Commentary

As DOC 3.1:469, no. 13, but better preserved.

Acquisition History

From CNG electronic coin shop, no. 779306, 31 October 2006