Basil I the Macedonian, with Constantine.
|CNG 87, Lot: 1297. Estimate $400.
Sold for $1100. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
867-886. AV Histamenon Nomisma (21mm, 4.46 g, 6h). Constantinople mint. Struck 871-886. Christ Pantokrator enthroned facing / Crowned half-length facing busts of Basil, wearing loros, and Constantine, wearing chlamys, holding patriarchal cross between them. DOC 2; Füeg 3.C.1(4); MIB 1; SB 1704. Good VF, a couple of minor scratches on reverse.