gVF Byzantine Anonymous Follis of Christ Class A3 2Constantinople 28.5mm

Ancient Coins - gVF Byzantine Anonymous Follis of Christ Class A3 2Constantinople 28.5mm
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Byzantine Anonymous Follis of Christ, Class A3, Basil II & Constantine VIII, c. 1023 - 11 November 1028 A.D.
 
BZ91276. Bronze anonymous follis, Anonymous follis of Christ class A3; Grierson-NumisWiki ornaments 47; DOC III-2 A2.47, Wroth BMC 4, Ratto 1974, Sommer 40.3.4, SBCV 1818, gVF, attractive style, tight flan, reverse off center, 9.289g, 28.5mm, 180o, Constantinople (Istanbul, Turkey) mint, + EMMANOVHΛ (Latinized Hebrew: Emmanuel - `God with us`), facing nimbate bust of Christ, pallium and colobium, Gospels in both hands, IC - XC (Greek abbreviation: Iisoús Xristós - Jesus Christ) across field; reverse + IhSuS / XRISTuS / bASILEu / bASILE (Greek: Jesus Christ King of Kings), square above and below inscription
 
The emperor's name and portrait are not part of the design on the Byzantine types referred to as anonymous folles. Instead of the earthly king, these coins depict Jesus Christ, King of Kings.
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