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ID:     8638
Type:     Byzantine
Region:     BYZANTINE EMPIRE
Issuer:     Alexius I, Comnenus
Date Ruled:     AD 1081-1118
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     Anonymous follis Class K
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     AD 1081-1118
Diameter:     20.9 mm
Weight:     3.47 g
Die Axis:     6 h
Obverse Legend:     IC - XC
Obverse Description:     Bust of Christ facing, with nimbus cruciger, wears pallium and colobium, raising right, Gospels in left
Reverse Legend:     MP - ΘV
Reverse Description:     The Virgin orans, standing facing 3/4 length, nimbate, wears pallium, and maphorium, large pellet border
Mint:     Constantinople
Primary Reference:     DOC pp 702-04
Reference2:     SBCV 1901
Photograph Credit:     FORUM ANCIENT COINS
Source:     http://www.forumancientcoins.com/catalog/roman-and-greek-coins.asp?zpg=6145