BYZANTINE EMPIRE.Michael VIII AD 1258/9-1282.AE.Trachy.Class XXVI.~#~The Archangel Michael.

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BYZANTINE EMPIRE.Michael VIII AD 1258/9-1282.AE.Trachy.Class XXVI.Mint of Constantinople. ( 1.95g, 26mm, 6h )
The Archangle Michael standing facing holding spear over right shoulder.
Reverse.left legend downwards: X / M / ΔE / Π, to right downwards: O / ΠΑ / (ΛΕ) / (ΟΛ) / (ΓC), emperor standing facing holding trifurcate sceptre in right hand over shoulder and globus cruciger in left.
Ref:DOC V part II. 123-124, PCPC 47, Sear 2284.
Very fine or better for issue, centre not struck up, minor edge split.

The coinage of this period is notoriously badly struck.