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|SB 1826||Michael V Kalaphates, AV histamenon nomisma (4.44 gm). Thessalonica. +IhS XIS REX REgNANTIhM, Christ enthroned facing, nimbus cross behind head, holding book of gospels and raising right hand / +MI-XAHL DESPOT, the archangel Michael, winged, on left in tunic and mantle, and Michael V, with short beard, wearing saccos and loros, standing facing, holding labarum between them; manus Dei (the hand of God) crowning him. SB 1826.||Text||Image|