Byzantine Era Follis with Jesus Christ, c. 1034-1041 AD
Michael IV, 1034-1041 AD
Anonymous follis Class C; 32mm/10.7gm
Obv/ EMMA-NOVHA around three-quarter length figure of Christ Antiphonetes facing, wearing nimbus cruciger, pallium and colobium, raising right hand in benediction and holding book of Gospels, IC-XC in fields.
Rev/ IC-XC/NI-KA in the angles of large jeweled cross with pellet at each extremity.
Ref/ SBCV 1825
Con/ VF+ for the issue; glossy green/black patina and much better in hand.