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Follis of Romanus IV

Bronze follis, 24mm, 7.92gm, issued AD 1068-1071. Constantinople mint.

Obv: Bust of Christ facing wearing nimbus, pallium and colobium, and raising right hand in benediction, left hand holds a scroll. to left IC, to right XC, border of large pellets.

Rev: Facing bust of Virgin, nimbrate and wearing pallium and maphorium. In left field MP and right ΘV, border of large pellets.

References: Sear 1866.

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