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Basil I the Macedonian - September 23, 867-August 28, 886


Basil I the Macedonian and Constantine, AV Solidus, 868-879, Constantinople
+IhS XPS REX-REςNANTIЧM *
Christ enthroned facing, wearing nimbus cruciger, pallium and colobium, right hand raised in benediction, book of Gospels in left
bASILIOS ET COnStAnt AЧςς b'
Facing busts of Basil I, with short beard on left, and Constantine, beardless on right, each wearing crown, holding long patriarchal cross between them, Basil wearing loros, Constantine wearing chlamys
19mm x 20mm, 4.36g
SB 1704


Basil I the Macedonian, AE Follis, 867-886, Constantinople
+ LEON bASIL-CONSt AuGG'
Facing, half-length figures of Basil I with short beard, wearing crown and loros, akakia in left hand (in center), Leo VI (on left) and Constantine VII (on right), each wearing crown and chlamys
+ bASIL / CONStAN / t S LEON EN / QO bASILS / ROMEON
Legend in five lines, star below
25mm x 26mm, 7.31g
SB 1712