Romanus III, Class B Anonymous follis Struck c. 1028-34 AD
Obv/ IC-XC to left and right of bust of Christ, facing, with nimbate cross behind head, holding book of gospels.
Rev/ IS XS bASILE bASILE* in three line, divided by long cross, pellets at each extremity
Con/ Very Fine (for the issue) with warm brown patina; clipped in antiquity?
Ref/ SBCV 1823 var
* The reverse inscription translates to "Jesus Christ King of Kings"