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Follis of Nicephorus III

Bronze follis, 25mm, 5.36gm, issued AD 1078-1081. Constantinople mint.

Obv: Three-quarter length figure of Christ stg, facing, wearing nimbusand raising right hand in benediction, in left hand, book of Gospels to right, XC over large star.

Rev: Large cross with globule at each extremityin the angles C - Φ / N - Δ.

References: Sear 1888.

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