Anonymous Folles, time of Basil II & Constantine VIII, circa 976-1025. Follis (Bronze, 26.5 mm, 7.78 g, 11 h), Class A2, Constantinople. +EMMA-NOVHΛ (retrograde) / IC XC Bust of Christ Pantocrator facing, wearing dotted cross nimbus and with two pellets in the arms, right hand raised in blessing, left holding book. Rev. + IҺSЧS XRISTЧS ЬASILЄЧ ЬASILЄ in four lines; floral decoration above and below. DOC A2.24. SB 1813. With a spectacular portrait of Jesus Christ. Overstruck and with some flat areas, otherwise, extremely fine.
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