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bby_585881 - MICHAEL II and THEOPHILOS Follis

MICHAEL II and THEOPHILOS Follis XF
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Item sold on our e-shop (2021)
Price : 150.00 €
Type : Follis
Date: 821-829
Mint name / Town : Constantinople
Metal : copper
Diameter : 26,5 mm
Orientation dies : 6 h.
Weight : 7,06 g.
Rarity : R1
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire sur un flan bien centré à l’usure régulière. Patine marron superficielle
Catalogue references :

Obverse


Obverse legend : QEOFIL - BASIL.
Obverse description : Grand buste barbu et couronné de Théophile de face, coiffé de la tufa, vêtu du loros et tenant le labarum de la main droite et de la gauche, un globe crucigère .
Obverse translation : (Théophile roi).

Reverse


Reverse legend : +QEO/ FILE AVG/ OVSTE SV/ NICAS.
Reverse description : Légende en quatre lignes.
Reverse translation : (Théophile auguste proclame sa victoire).

Commentary


Poids léger. Au droit, le labarum est orné d’une croisette. Le loros est richement ornementé ainsi que la tufa.

Historical background


MICHEL II and THÉOPHILE

(12/05/821-2/10/829)

Michel, like Justin three hundred years earlier, is a lowly soldier. He joins his son Theophilus from the beginning of his reign, on May 12 or June 1 821 822.

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