BYZANTINE EMPIRE.Michael II AD 820-829 with Theophilus associate from AD 821.AE.Follis.Mint of SYRACUSE.

Ancient Coins - BYZANTINE EMPIRE.Michael II AD 820-829 with Theophilus associate from AD 821.AE.Follis.Mint of SYRACUSE.
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BYZANTINE EMPIRE.Michael II AD 820-829 with with Theophilus associate from AD 821.AE.Follis.Mint of SYRACUSE. ( 1.92g, 19.8mm, 6h )
Facing half length figure of Michale II left bearded wearing crown and chlamys and Theophilus right; beardless wearing crown and loros.
Reverse.Uncial letter M ( = 40 nummia = follis and initial letter of Michael's name ), "officina"Theta between legs ( Θ for ΘΕΟΦΙΛΟΣ )� and cross above.
Ref:Sphar 399, Sear 1652.
Over struck on a follis undertype M clearly shown on obverse.
Better than very fine, face of Theophilus weak.

Anastasi lists the smaller module flan folles as a half folles, this clearly cant be so since the whole series is composed of� erratic weight issues for the coppers with no markings to distinguish the denominations with this latter coinage.
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