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Follis of Theophilus

Bronze follis, 26mm, 6.25gm, issued AD 829-842. Constantinople mint.

Obv: ΘEOFIL bASIL, Three-quarter length figure facing wearing loros and crown surmounted by tufa, holds labarum in right hand globus cruciger in left.

Rev: + ΘEO FILEAVG OVSTESV NICAS, four lined inscription.

References: Sear 1667.

1802BRU11s   |   Fair-Fine   |   AUD 25   |   currently unavailable