CONSTANTINE VII, Porphyrogenitus, and ROMANUS I, Lecapenus, with CHRISTOPHER.
|Sale: Triton VII, Lot: 1121. Estimate $500.
Closing Date: Monday, 12 January 2004.
Sold For $900. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
913-959 AD. AV Solidus (4.34 gm). Constantinople mint. Struck 921-931 AD. +IhS XPS REX REGNANTIUM*, Christ, nimbate, enthroned facing, raising hand in benediction and holding Gospels / ROMAN ET XPISTOFO AUGG b, crowned facing busts of Romanus I, with short beard and loros, and Christopher, beardless and wearing chlamys, holding patriarchal cross between them. DOC III 7; SB 1745. Choice EF, sharp strike with traces of lustre. ($500)