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Follis of Romanus IV

Bronze follis, 23mm, 4.30gm, issued AD 1068-1071. Constantinople mint.

Obv: Bust of Christ facing holding book of gospels with both hands in field, IC - XC / NI - KA.

Rev: Cross with globus and two pellets at each extremity and X at centre, in the angles C - R / P - Δ.

References: Sear 1865.

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