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    Anonymous. Class A2. Time of Basil II and Constantine VIII (AD 976-1025). AE follis (33mm, 12.97 gm, 5h). NGC Choice XF 5/5 - 4/5. Constantinople. +EMMA-NOVHΛ, bust of Christ facing, wearing nimbus cruciger with voided box in each limb, empty in each quarter, pallium and colobium, book of Gospels decorated with five pellets in both hands, IC-XC (barred) across fields / +IhSϤS / XRISTϤS / bASILЄϤ / bASILЄ, legend in four lines; voided box above and below. Sear 1813.

    As opposed to Dumbarton Oakes with only class A2, Sear breaks down this anonymous issue into Class A2 and A3 folles, based on the intermediate weight (A3) with an average c.9-10gm and early weight (A2) of c.15gm with some on a lighter 12.5-13.5gm standard, such as this example.


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