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40 nummi (follis) of Michael I

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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

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

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins