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Romanus III, Class B Anonymous follis Struck c. 1028-34 AD

Æ; 31mm/10.0gm

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"