CONSTANTINE VII, SOLIDUS, GOLD, WITH ROMANUS II, EXTREMELY FINE, 945-959 A.D.
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Constantine VII PorphyrogenitusEmperor: 913-959 A.D. Solidus, Gold (4,48 g), diam. 2,0 cm, 6h. Avers : bust of Christ Pantocrator facing, with nimbus containing three pellets in each arm, hand raised in benediction and holding book of Gospels, +IhS XPS REX REGNANTIUm. Revers : facing busts of emperors, both crowned, holding between them a long patriarchal cross, Constantine wears loros, his son Romanus II a chlamys, CONSTANT CE ROmAn AUGG b R. Byzantine Empire, minted in Constantinople, 945-959 A.D. Sear 1751 condition: Extremely fine