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SB 1785John I, Tzimisces. 969-976 AD. AV Histamenon Nomisma, Constantinople. +IhS XIS REX REGNANTInm', facing bust of Christ, nimbate, raising hand in benediction, holding Gospels; nimbus with two pellets in arms of cross / +QEOTOC hOHQ' IW dES, half-length facing busts of John, wearing crown and loros, holding patriarchal cross, and the Virgin Mary wearing stola and maphorium, crowning the emperor with her right head, MQ above Mary; manus Dei above John. DOC III 3; SB 1785.TextFull Size
SB 1789John I, Tzimisces. 969-976 AD. AV Tetareron Nomisma, Constantinople. +IhS XIS REX REGNANTInm', facing bust of Christ, nimbate, raising hand in benediction, holding Gospels; nimbus with two pellets in arms of cross / +QEOTOC hOHQ' IW dES, half-length facing busts of John, wearing crown and loros, holding patriarchal cross, and the Virgin Mary wearing stola and maphorium, crowning the emperor with her right head, MQ above Mary; manus Dei above John. DOC 6a; SB 1789.TextFull Size
SB 1792John I, Tzimisces, AR Miliaresion, 969-976, Constantinople. + IhSUS XRIStUS nICA star, Cross crosslet on globus above two steps, circular medallion at center containing facing bust of John with short beard, wearing crown and loros, Iw AN across fields, triple border with eight equally spaced dots / + IwANN' - En Xw AVtO - CRAT' EVSEb - bASILEVS - RwmAIw', Legend in five lines, -+- above and beneath, triple border with eight equally spaced dots. DO 7; SB 1792.Text

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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.TextFull Size
SB 1794John I, Tzimisces. 969-976 AD. AE17mm (2.33 gm). Cherson mint. Monogram of "Iwannou" (Sear monogram 54) / Monogram of "Despotou" (Sear monogram 55). DOC III 8; Anokin 438; SB 1794.TextFull Size
See also: John I Tzimisces in the Buerger Collection
Coins of John_I at the Ancient Coin Forum

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