40 nummi (follis) of Michael I

Byzantine
Byzantine Period
A.D. 811


Mint: Syracuse

Dimensions

Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 1.71 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

01.4953

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: facing bust of Michael with short beard wearing crown and loros and holding cross potent.
Legend: effaced.
Reverse: facing bust of Michael with short beard wearing chlamys and holding globus cruciger.
Legend: effaced.

Provenance

By date unknown: The Augustine Shurtleff Collection of Coins; bequest of Augustine Shurtleff to MFA; accessioned February 1, 1901

Credit Line

Augustine Shurtleff Collection of Coins