Leo VI the Wise, with Constantine VII.
|Sale: Triton X, Lot: 855. Estimate $5000.
Closing Date: Monday, 8 January 2007.
Sold For $10000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
886-912. AV Solidus (4.41 g, 6h). Constantinople mint. Struck 908-912. +IhS XPS REX REGNANTIum, Christ, nimbate, seated facing on lyre-backed throne, raising hand in benediction and holding Gospels / LEOn ET COnSTAnT' AVGG' ROm’, Leo and Constantine, each wearing crown and loros and holding globus cruciger, standing facing, jointly holding a patriarchal cross between them. DOC III 2; SB 1725. EF, light scuff on obverse. Exceptional detail.
From the Mark Poncin Collection.