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    Michael IV the Paphlagonian (AD 1034-1041). AV histamenon nomisma (25mm, 4.42 gm, 7h). NGC Choice AU 5/5 - 5/5. Constantinople. + IhS XIS RЄX RЄΣNANTIhm, facing bust of Christ, wearing nimbus cruciger with square and four pellets in each arm, pallium and colobium, right hand raised in benediction, book of Gospels in left; triple border / + mI-XAH-L bASILЄЧS Rm', facing bust of Michael IV with short beard, wearing crown with pendilia and loros with square pattern, labarum with central large pellet surrounded by four more pellets on banner surmounted by four pellets in right hand, globus cruciger in left; manus Dei above from left, triple border. Sear 1824. DOC 1c1. Rare. Well struck from artistic dies of beautiful style on slightly scyphate flan.


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