★ *Rare* *Very Fine Condition* ★
Michael III, "the Drunkard" 842-867 AD. AV, Solidus. Constantinopolis,
Rev: IҺSЧS XRISTOS *.
Half-length bust of Christ Pantokrator facing with cross behind, raising his right hand in benediction and holding book of Gospels in his left.
Rev: +mIXAHL bASIL[Є].
Crowned bust of Michael facing, wearing slight beard and loros, holding labarum in his right hand and akakia in his left.
Condition: Extremely VF.
Weight: 4.3 g.
Diameter: 19.6 mm.