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Follis of Michael II

Bronze follis, 30mm, 8.11gm, issued AD 820-829. Constantinople mint.

Obv: MIXAHL S ΘЄOFILOS, Facing busts of Michael, with short beard on left and, on right Theophilus, beardless both crowned the former wearing chlamys the latter loros between their heads a cross.

Rev: Large M between X X X and N N N which run parallel to eachother vertically, above cross beneath Θ.

References: Sear 1642.

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