Browsing Byzantine Empire Coinage of Michael II

SB 1639Michael II, 820-829 AD. AV Solidus. 4.40 gr. Constantinople. MIX AHL bASILEs, facing bust of Michael, with short beard, wearing crown and chlamys, holding cross potent and akakia; star to left / MIXAH L bASILEus (followed by E or X), facing bust of Michael, wearing loros, holding cross on globe and cross-tipped sceptre. DOC 1; FF 1.A; Sear 1639.TextFull Size
SB 1640Michael II, with Theophilus. A.D. 820-829. AV solidus (20 mm, 4.38 g). Constantinople. MIXAHL bASILEUS (or bASILEU or bASILE), Michael II, 820-829 AD. AV Solidus. 4.40 gr. Constantinople. MIX AHL bASILEs, facing bust of Michael, with short beard, wearing crown and chlamys, holding cross potent and akakia; star to left / QEOFILO DESP (sometimes with cross before and ending with B, E or X), crowned facing bust of Theophilus, holding cross on globe and cross-tipped sceptre. DOC 5b; SB 1640.TextFull Size
SB 1641Michael II and Theophilus. 820-829. AR Miliaresion (2.06 gm). Constantinople mint. Cross potent on steps, triple border / +MIXA/HLS/QEOFI/LE ECQEU/bASILIS RO/MAION in five lines, triple border. DOC 6; SB 1641.TextFull Size
SB 1642Michael II and Theophilus, AE Follis, 820-829 AD, Constantinople. mIXAHL S ThEOFILOS, Michael, with crown and chlamys, short beard, on left and Theophilus, with crown and loros, no beard, on right, busts facing, cross between their heads / Large M, XXX to left, cross above, NNN to right, theta below. SB 1642, DOC 9-11.TextFull Size
SB 1645Michael II and Theophilus. 820-829 AD. AV Solidus, Syracuse. MIXAHL b (or similar), crowned, bearded facing bust of Michael, wearing loros, holding cross potent / QEOFILOS or QEOFILOS b (or similar), crowned facing bust of Theophilus, wearing chlamys, holding cross on globe. DOC III 14; SB 1645.TextFull Size
SB 1646Michael II and Theophilus, AV Solidus, Syracuse 821-829, AV 3.91 g. MI–XAHL, crowned bust of Michael facing, wearing chlamys, holding cross on globe / QEO–FIL, crowned bust of beardless Theophilus facing, wearing loros, holding cross potent. DO 15b. Sear 1646. Spahr 407 (Theofilus).TextFull Size
SB 1647 varMichael II and Theophilus. 820-829. AV Semissis (1.88 g, 6h). Syracuse mint. MIXAHL b (or bA), crowned, facing bust of Michael II, wearing chlamys, holding cross on globe / QEOFILO bE (or similar), crowned facing bust of Theophilus, wearing chlamys, holding cross potent on globus; cross to right. Unlisted with cross in right field. DOC 16 var. Spahr 388 var; SB 1647 var.TextFull Size
SB 1650Michael II and Theophilus. (821-829). AV Tremissis, 1.87 g. Syracuse. MIXAHL bA, crowned bust of Michael facing, crown surmounted by jewel, wearing chlamys and holding cross on globe / QEOFIL b, crowned bust of Theophilus facing, crown surmounted by cross, wearing chlamys and holding cross potent; cross in right field. Spahr 393; Sear 1650.TextFull Size
SB 1651Michael II and Theophilus. (821-829). AV Tremissis, 1.87 g. Syracuse. MIXAHL or MIXAHL b, crowned bust of Michael facing, crown surmounted by jewel, wearing chlamys and holding cross on globe / QEOFIL or QEOFILO (or similar), crowned bust of Theophilus facing, crown surmounted by cross, wearing loros and holding cross potent. DO 20; Sear 1651.TextFull Size
SB 1652Michael II and Theophilus, AE Follis, Syracuse. 820-829 AD. mIXAHL S ThOE, Michael, wearing crown and chlamys with short beard on the left and Theophilus, wearing crown and loros, no beard, on the right, busts facing / Large M, cross above, theta below. SB 1652, DOC 21.TextFull Size

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