Lot 2823: Ancient Byzantine Coins - Constantine VII and Romanus II - Gold Christ Bust Solidus
December 10, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 913-959 AD. Constantinople mint. Obv: +IhS SPE REX REGNANTIUM legend with facing bust of Christ, nimbate with three dots in each limb of the cross, raising right hand in benediction and holding book of Gospels. Rev: CONSTANT CE ROMAN AVGG bR legend with facing, crowned busts of Constantine VII with short beard on left, wearing loros, and Romanus II, wearing chlamys, unbearded, on right, holding long patriarchal cross between them. DOC 15; Sear 1751. 4.32 grams. .
Condition Report: Very fine.