Byzantine bronze follis of Theophilus, 830-42

Image["Byzantine follis, Theophilus, 830-42"]
Image["Byzantine follis, Theophilus, 830-42"]

<- Previous | Next ->

Byzantine bronze follis of Theophilus, 830-42

This bronze follis is from the Byzantine Empire, minted in Sicily during the reign of Emperor Theophilus (829-42). The obverse shows a bust of Theophilus, bearded, wearing loros and a crown with a cross, holding a cross in his right hand. The obverse inscription is 'THEOFILOS BAS'. The reverse shows busts of his sons Michael and Constantine each wearing a chlamys and a crown with a cross.


The Fitzwilliam Museum : Perry the Collector

By using this site you accept the
terms of our Cookie Policy

You are in: Online Resources > Online Exhibitions > Perry the Collector