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313, Lot: 439. Estimate $150.
Sold for $130. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

Basil I the Macedonian, with Constantine. 867-886. Æ Follis (26mm, 6.77 g, 6h). Constantinople mint (or uncertain provincial mint?). Struck 868-870. Facing half-length busts of Basil and Constanine, each crowned and wearing chlamys, holding labarum between them / +bASIL/ CONSτAҺ/τIҺOS ЄҺ ΘO/ bASILЄIS R/OmAIOҺ. DOC 8 (Constantinople mint); SB 1721 (Uncertain Provincial Mint). Good VF, dark green patina.

From the Iconodule Collection.