THEOPHILUS, 829-842. AV Solidus (3.83 gms), Syracuse Mint, 831-842. NGC Ch AU, Strike: 4/5 Surface: 4/5. S-1670. Obverse: Crowned facing bust, wearing loros and holding cross potent; Reverse: Crowned facing bust, wearing chlamys holding globus cruciger. An interesting smaller module type of the denomination, this piece features two busts of the emperor--one on each side. Extremely lustrous and sharply struck.