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Anonymous Folles were first struck by John I and continued until after the reign of Alexius I. They are usually described as Class A1, A2, A3, and B to I.
Bendall 8bTime of Justinian I Anonymous Half Siliqua, Constantinople 527-565 AD. 0.83 gr. Helmeted and draped bust of Constantinopolis right / Large K. Bendall 8b; Goebl 147; Sear -. Ratto 471-472.TextImage
Tolstoi 612Anonymous. Circa 6th Century AD. AR Half Siliqua (0.59 gm). Helmeted & draped bust of Constantinopolis right / Large K. TextImage
SB 1793Class A1 Anonymous Follis. +EMMANOVHA IX-XC, Bust of Christ facing with nimbus cross with two dots in each limb of the cross, holding book of Gospels decorated with a border of dots and dot in centre / IhSUS XRISTUS bASILEU bASILE in four lines, no adornments above or below. Sear 1793.TextImage
SB 1813 (1)Basil II and Constantine VIII, AE Class 2 anonymous follis. 976-1028 AD. IC-XC to left and right of bust of Christ, facing, with nimbate cross behind head, holding book of gospels, sometimes with dots in centre of book's border, two dots in each limb of the cross / IhSUS XRISTUS bASILEU bASILE in four lines, ornament below. SB 1813.TextImage
SB 1813 (2)Basil II and Constantine VIII, AE Class 2 anonymous follis. 976-1028 AD. IC-XC to left and right of bust of Christ, facing, with nimbate cross behind head, holding book of gospels, sometimes with dots in centre of book's border, cross in each limb of the cross / IhSUS XRISTUS bASILEU bASILE in four lines, ornament below. SB 1813.TextImage
SB 1813 (3)Basil II and Constantine VIII, AE Class 2 anonymous follis. 976-1028 AD. IC-XC to left and right of bust of Christ, facing, with nimbate cross behind head, holding book of gospels, sometimes with dots in centre of book's border, o in each limb of the cross / IhSUS XRISTUS bASILEU bASILE in four lines, ornament below. SB 1813.TextImage
SB 1813 (4)Basil II and Constantine VIII, AE Class 2 anonymous follis. 976-1028 AD. IC-XC to left and right of bust of Christ, facing, with nimbate cross behind head, holding book of gospels, sometimes with dots in centre of book's border, two dots in two limbs of the cross, five dots in top limb / IhSUS XRISTUS bASILEU bASILE in four lines, ornament below. SB 1813.TextImage
SB 1813 (5)Basil II and Constantine VIII, AE Class 2 anonymous follis. 976-1028 AD. IC-XC to left and right of bust of Christ, facing, with nimbate cross behind head, holding book of gospels, sometimes with dots in centre of book's border, square in each limb of the cross / IhSUS XRISTUS bASILEU bASILE in four lines, ornament below. SB 1813.TextImage
SB 1813 (6)Basil II and Constantine VIII, AE Class 2 anonymous follis. 976-1028 AD. IC-XC to left and right of bust of Christ, facing, with nimbate cross behind head, holding book of gospels, sometimes with dots in centre of book's border, X with dots in each limb of the cross / IhSUS XRISTUS bASILEU bASILE in four lines, ornament below. SB 1813.TextImage
SB 1813 (7)Basil II and Constantine VIII, AE Class 2 anonymous follis. 976-1028 AD. IC-XC to left and right of bust of Christ, facing, with nimbate cross behind head, holding book of gospels, sometimes with dots in centre of book's border, two dots in two limbs of the cross, crescent in top limb of the cross / IhSUS XRISTUS bASILEU bASILE in four lines, ornament below. SB 1813.TextImage
SB 1813 (8)Basil II and Constantine VIII, AE Class 2 anonymous follis. 976-1028 AD. IC-XC to left and right of bust of Christ, facing, with nimbate cross behind head, holding book of gospels, sometimes with dots in centre of book's border, five dots in the limbs of the cross / IhSUS XRISTUS bASILEU bASILE in four lines, ornament below. SB 1813.TextImage
SB 1818Constantine VIII, Class A3 anonymous follis, 9-10g. 1025-1028 AD. IC-XC to right and left of bust of Christ facing with nimbus cross behind head, 2 dots in each limb of the cross, holding book of gospels with dot in centre of the book's border / +IhSUS XRISTUS bASILEU bASILE in four lines. SB 1818.TextImage
SB 1823Romanus III. 1028-1034 AD. Class B anonymous follis, 1028-1034 AD. Constantinople. IC-XC to right and left of bust of Christ facing with nimbate cross behind head, square in each limb of nimbus cross, holding book of gospels, a dot in centre of dotted square on book / IS-XS BAS-ILE BAS-ILE to left and right above and below cross with dots at the ends, on three steps. SB 1823. Text
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SB 1825Michael IV Class C Follis. 1034-1041 AD. EMMA NOVHL around, IC-XC to right and left of Christ, with nimbate cross behind head, three-quarter length figure standing, raising right hand, holding book of gospels in left / IC-XC/NI-KA in the angles of a jewelled cross with dot at each end. SB 1825.TextImage
SB 1836Constantine IX, AE Class D anonymous follis. 1042-1055 AD. IC to left, XC to right of Christ, nimbate, seated facing on throne with back, holding book of Gospels in both hands / bAS-ILE bAS-ILE in three lines, -+- (sometimes over crescent) above, crescent (sometimes dot in crescent) below. SB 1836.TextImage

SB 1855
Constantine X, class E anonymous follis, 1059-1067 AD. IC-XC to left and right of bust of Christ, nimbate, facing, holding book of Gospels in both hands / IS XS bAS-ILE bAS-ILE in three lines, -+- above, -crescent- below. DO 9; SB 1855.Text

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SB 1856
Constantine X Ducas, AE Class F anonymous follis, 10.0 g, 26.8 mm. Constantinople, 1059 - 1067 AD. IC-XC to right and left of Christ seated facing on throne without back, holding book of Gospels in both hands / ISXS bASILE bASIL in three lines, -+- above, cross below. SB 1856.Text

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SB 1867
Romanus IV, Class G anonymous follis, 1068-1071 AD. IC-XC to left and right of bust of Christ, nimbate, facing, right hand raised, scroll in left, all within border of large dots / MP-QV to left and right of Mary, nimbate, hands raised, all inside border of large dots. SB 1867.Text

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SB 1880
Anonymous (attributed to Michael VII), AE Follis, Class H, 1081-1092. IC-XC across fields, bust of Christ facing, wearing nimbus cross, holding book of Gospels in both hands / Patriarchal cross with globe and dots at each extremity, floral ornament in either side of lower fields. SB 1880.Text

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SB 1889
Nicephorus III, Class I anonymous follis. 1078-1081 AD. IC-XC to left and right of bust of Christ, nimbate, facing, right hand raised, book of gospels in left / Latin cross with X at centre, globe and two dots at the ends of each arm, crescent at top left and right, floral ornaments at lower left and right. SB 1889.Text

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SB 1900
Alexius I, 1081-1118AD, Class J Anonymous Follis, 1081-1118 AD. Constantinople. IC-XC to left and right of bust of Christ facing, cross behind head, holding gospels and raising right hand. )-C at upper left and right / Cross with globe and two dots at each end of the arms, X in centre, large crescent below, around the cross are four more globes surrounded by small dots. SB 1900, DOC p. 700-701.Text

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SB 1901Alexius I, 1081-1118AD. AE Class K anonymous Follis. Constantinople. IC-XC to left and right of Christ, nimbate, bust facing, right hand raised, book of gospels in left, all inside border of large dots / MP-theta V (or M-theta only) to left and right of Mary, three-quarter length figure, hands raised, all inside border of large dots. SB 1901.TextImage
SB 1902Alexius I, 1081-1118AD. AE Class L anonymous Follis. Constantinople. 3.9g, 24mm. IC-XC to left and right of nimbate bust of Christ facing, raising right hand and holding scroll in left, all within border of large dots / Cross pattee ("iron cross"), NI-KA to left and right, IC-XC above and below. SB 1902.TextImage
SB 1903Time of Nicephorus III, attributed under Alexius I. Ca 1080 AD. AE Class M Follis, 3.48 gm. IC-XC to left and right of Christ enthroned facing, wearing nimbus cross, holding book of gospels and raising right hand / Jewelled cross with three dots at each end, large crescent below. DOC III M.1; SB 1903 (Alexius I).TextImage

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