Anonymous (attributed to Romanus IV) Follis. EF-/EF. Constantinople. Christ and Virgin Mary.

Ancient Coins - Anonymous (attributed to Romanus IV) Follis. EF-/EF. Constantinople. Christ and Virgin Mary.
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Obverse: Facing bust of Christ Pantokrator.
Reverse: Facing bust of the Virgin Mary, orans.

The Theotokos (the Mother of God), that is the Virgin Mary, makes her first appearance on coins with this issue. The title "Theotokos" was solemnly granted to Mary at the Council of Ephesus in 431 when Christological dogma was proclaimed.

EF-/EF condition, conserving full details in both sides. Precious representation of the Virgin Mary. Dark green patina totally natural.

DOC class G, 1-28.  Constantinople mint, Circa AD 1068-1071.  6,3 g - 25,5 mm

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