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Basil II and Constantine VIII, CE 1023-1028
Class A3* anonymous AE follis, 29 mm, 12.3 gm
Obv: IC-XC to right and left of bust of Christ facing with nimbus cross behind head, 2 dots in each limb of the cross, holding book of gospels with dot in centre of the book's border
Rev: +IhSUS XRISTUS bASILEU bASILE in four lines. Grierson type 24a.
Ref: SB 1818
* This coin falls between the usual weights of class A2 and A3 folles
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