Follis - Anonymous Constantinopolis; Type Class F under Constantine X

Follis - Anonymous (Constantinopolis; Type Class F under Constantine X) -  obverseFollis - Anonymous (Constantinopolis; Type Class F under Constantine X) -  reverse

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Features

Country Byzantine Empire (Byzantine states)
Emperor Constantin X (1059-1067)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1059-1067
Value Follis
Currency Second Solidus Nomisma (720-1092)
Composition Copper
Weight 7.1 g
Diameter 26 mm
Shape Round (irregular)
Orientation Variable alignment ↺
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 297050
Numista (https://numista.com)
References BCV# 1856
David R. Sear, Simon Bendall, Michael Dennis O'Hara; 2006. Byzantine coins and their values (2nd edition). Seaby, London, United Kingdom.

Obverse

Christ seated facing on throne without back, wearing nimbus crown, pallium and colobium, and raising right hand in benediction; in left hand, book of Gospels.

Lettering: IC-XC

Translation: Jesus Christ

Reverse

Legend in three lines.

Lettering:
+
IS XS
bASILE
bASIL
+

Translation:
"I(-hSU-)S X(-RISTU-)S bASILE(-U) bASIL(-E)"
Jesus Christ, King of Kings.

Mint

Constantinopolis, modern-day Istanbul, Turkey

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (1059-1067) 

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