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90090329
Sale: Nomos 9, Lot: 329. Estimate CHF700. 
Closing Date: Monday, 20 October 2014. 
Sold For CHF650. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

Constantine VII Porphyrogenitus, with Romanus II, 913-959. Solidus (Gold, 18mm, 4.41 g 6), Constantinople, 945-959. +IhS XPS REX REႺ NANTIႷ M Facing bust of Christ Pantocrator, wearing tunic, himation and a cross nimbus with three pellets in the arms, raising right hand in benediction and holding Gospel book in his left. Rev. COnSTAnT CE ROmAn AUgg bR’ Crowned facing busts of Constantine VII, bearded and wearing loros on the left, and Romanus I, beardless and wearing chlamys on the right; both holding, between them with their right hands, a long patriarchal cross. DOC 15. SB 1751. Attractive and well struck, but with a minor edge fault. Extremely fine.