Basil I the Macedonian, with Constantine, 867-886. Miliaresion (Silver, 25mm, 2.88 g 12), Constantinople, 868-879. +bASI / LIOSCЄ / CONStAn / tIns PIStV / bASILIS / ROmЄOs within triple circle of pellets. Rev. IhSuS XRI-StuS nICA Cross potent on base and three steps, with globe below; all within triple circle of dots, without added pellets. DOC 7. SB 1708. A lovely, sharp, toned example on a broad flan. Extremely fine.
From the collection of the late Hans Gutknecht of Zürich, ex Sternberg XIII, 17 November 1983, 1148.