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90090334
Sale: Nomos 9, Lot: 334. Estimate CHF750. 
Closing Date: Monday, 20 October 2014. 
Sold For CHF1000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

Constantine IX Monomachus, 1042-1055. Tetarteron (Gold, 17mm, 4.08 g 6), Constantinople. +IhC XIC RCX RCGNΛNTIhm Bust of Christ Pantokrator facing, with cross nimbus having a pellet in each arms, his right hand raised in benediction within his cloak and, with his open left hand, holding book of Gospels. Rev. +CωnSTAnT bASILEuS RM Crowned facing bust of Constantine IX, wearing jeweled chlamys, and holding a trefoil-tipped scepter in his right hand and a globus cruciger in his left. DOC 5b.1. A very uncommon variety. Nicely struck and centered. Extremely fine.


From a European collection.