BYZANTINE EMPIRE.CYPRUS.Alexius I AD 1081-1118.AE.Tetateron.~~~Virgin.~#~Half length figure of Emperor.

Ancient Coins - BYZANTINE EMPIRE.CYPRUS.Alexius I AD 1081-1118.AE.Tetateron.~~~Virgin.~#~Half length figure of Emperor.
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BYZANTINE EMPIRE.CYPRUS.Alexius I Comnenus AD 1081-1118.
AE.Tetateron.
( 1.88g, 16mm, 6h)
(MH �ΘV), facing bust of the Virgin.
Reverse.Half length figure of Alexius holding labarum in right hand and globus cruciger in left.
Sear 1934 ( Half tetateron of Alexius I attributed to mint of Thessaloniki ).For reattribution seeP J.Donald, D.M.Metcalf and A.G.Pitsillides " A scarce type coppertetateron of the earth twelth century from Cyprus" in Cyprus NumimaticSociety, Numismatic report Vol.15-21 1984-1990 pg.289-292.
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Good very fine,weak strike,  green patina, reverse patina small chip.

These coins have been reattributed to a mint in Cyprus due to the fact that they turn up in sufficient quantities on the island.
Preis SKU: BYZ395
£ 40.00
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