Browsing Byzantine Coinage of Michael I & Theophylactus



811-813 AD. Michael took a softer approach to his enemies than his predecessor and was toppled after the Byzantine army was again defeated in battle by the Bulgar Khan.
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SB 1616
Michael I and Theophylactus. 811-813 AD. Silver miliaresion. Constantinople. IhSUS XRISTUS nICA, cross potent on three steps, all within triple border / + MIXAHL S QEOFVLACTE EC Q bASILIS ROMAIOn in five lines, sometimes with dot between the T and E in the third line, all within triple border. DO 3. Sear 1616. TextImage

SB 1618
Michael I and Theophylactus. 811-813 AD. AE Follis. Constantinople. MIKAXHL S QEOF, crowned busts facing of Michael with short beard and wearing chlamys, on left and Theophylactus, unbearded and wearing loros, on right / Large M, XXX to left, cross above, NNN above, A below. SB 1618, DOC 8. TextImage

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Michael I and Theophylactus. 811-813 AD. AE Follis. Constantinople. MIKAHL S QEOFILOS, crowned busts facing of Michael with short beard and wearing chlamys, on left and Theophylactus, unbearded and wearing loros, on right / Large M, XXX to left, cross above, NNN above, A below. SB 1618 var (obv legend). TextImage

SB 1624
Michael I and Theophylactus. 811-813 AD. Syracuse. AE Follis. M to left, IXA downwards to right, crowned bust of Michael facing, with short beard, wearing loros, and holding cross potent / M to left, IXA downwards to right, crowned bust of Theophylactus facing, wearing chlamys, holding cross on globe. SB 1624, DOC 9. Text

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SB 1625
Michael I and Theophylactus. 811-813 AD. Syracuse. AE Follis. M to left, IXA downwards to right, crowned bust of Michael facing, with short beard, wearing loros, and holding cross potent / QEOFV, crowned bust of Theophylactus facing, wearing chlamys, holding cross on globe. SB 1625, DOC 10. TextImage