Michael VIII Palaeologus, 1261-1282. Trachy (Bronze, 27 mm, 2.48 g, 6 h), Class V, Thessalonica. Nimbate Archangel Michael standing facing, in military attire and holding labarum in his right hand and sword in his left. Rev. Half-length figures of Michael VIII on the left, wearing loros and holding cruciform scepter in his right hand, and St. Demetrius on the right, nimbate, in military attire and holding spear with his left hand; holding jointly staff surmounted with cross in wreath . DOC 147. SB 2297. Flat areas from incomplete striking, and some cleaning marks, otherwise, very fine.
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