Byzantine Empire, Michael III (842-867 AD) El Gold Semissis Coin. Mint Period: 842-866 AD References: Sear 1695; DO 3.1., 10. Denomination: Electrum Gold Semissis Condition.
Certified and graded by NGC as Choice AU (4/5, 4/5). Material: Electrum Gold Diameter: 12mm Weight: 1.54gm.Obverse: Facing bust of Michael III, with short beard, wearing crown and chlamys, globus cruciger in right hand. Reverse: F acing bust of Michael III, with short beard, wearing crown and chlamys, globus cruciger in right hand. January 19, 840 September 23/24, 867 was Byzantine Emperor from 842 to 867. Michael III was the third and traditionally last member of the Amorian (or Phrygian) dynasty. He was given the disparaging epithet. By the hostile historians of the succeeding Macedonian dynasty, but modern historical research has rehabilitated his reputation to some extent, demonstrating the vital role his reign played in the resurgence of Byzantine power in the 9th century.
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