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    Anonymous. Class A3. Time of Basil II-Constantine VIII (ca. AD 1020-1028). AE follis (27mm, 9.69 gm, 6h). NGC Choice AU 4/5 - 3/5, smoothing. Uncertain mint (Thessalonica?). +EMMA-NOVVHΛ, bust of Christ facing, wearing nimbus cruciger with two pellets in each limb and empty in each quarter, pallium and colobium, book of Gospels in both hands, IC-XC across fields / +IhSϤS / XRISTϤS / bASILЄϤ / bASILЄ, legend in four lines; floral ornaments above and below. Sear 1818. Interesting crude style, certainly provincial, possibly imitative.

    From the Collection of a Philhellene. Ex Gorny and Mosch, Auction 176 (10 March 2009), lot 2768.


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