Michael III "the Drunkard", with Basil I.
|Sale: Triton XIII, Lot: 1690. Estimate $300.
Closing Date: Monday, 4 January 2010.
Sold For $1600. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
842-867. AV Semissis (1.56 g, 6h). Syracuse mint. Struck circa 866-867. mI XAHΛ, crowned facing bust of Michael, wearing loros, holding globus cruciger in right hand / bA SILЄIOC, crowned facing bust of Basil, wearing chlamys, holding globus cruciger in right hand. DOC 11 var. (rev. legend); Spahr 440 var. (same); Anastasi 577 var. (same); SB 1696. Good VF, lightly toned.