1 Follis, Byzantine Empire, 820 - 829

1 Follis, Byzantine Empire, 820 - 829

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Description (Brief)
One (1) follis coin, Michael II the Amorian
Byzantine Empire, 820 - 829
Obverse Image: Portrait busts of Michael II, with short beard, and Theophilius, beardless, both crowned though Michael wears a chlamys and Theophilius wears a loros, with pellet between their heads.
Obverse Text: MIXAHL / S / THEO
Reverse Image: Large M with cross above and theta beneath.
Currently not on view
Object Name
date made
820 - 829
Michael II Emperor of Byzantium
place made
Italy: Sicily, Syracuse
United States: New York, Syracuse
Physical Description
ae (overall material)
overall: 1 mm x 26 mm; 1/32 in x 1 1/32 in
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Rosen, J.
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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