A very rare solidus of Michael III
Los 851
Michael III "the Drunkard", 842-867. Solidus (Gold, 20 mm, 4.44 g, 6 h), Constantinopolis, 856-867. IҺSЧS XRISTOS✱ Half-length bust of Christ Pantokrator facing, with cross, holding book of Gospels in his left hand and raising his right in benediction. Rev. +mIXAHL bASILЄ' Crowned facing bust of Michael, wearing slight beard and loros, holding labarum in his right hand. DOC 3. SB 1688. Very rare. A really fine, well centered and clear example. Nearly extremely fine.


This coin was struck after Bardas cloistered the queen mother Theodora in 856 (see the note on lot 850 above).
Schätzpreis:
2000 CHF
Startpreis:
1600 CHF
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6000 CHF
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