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    Romanus III Argyrus (AD 1028-1034). AV histamenon nomisma (23mm, 4.42 gm. 6h). NGC MS 5/5 - 4/5. Constantinople. +IhS XIS RЄX-RЄΣNANTInm, Christ enthroned facing, wearing nimbus cruciger, pallium and colobium, raising right hand in benediction, book of Gospels in left; double border / ΘCЄ bOHΘ'-RΩmAnΩ, the Virgin, nimbate, wearing pallium and maphorium (on right) and Romanus III, bearded, wearing saccos and loros (on left), globus cruciger in left hand, six pellets on fold of robe hanging beneath, both standing facing, the Virgin crowns emperor with her right hand; MΘ in central field between their heads, double border. Sear 1819. Very well struck from artistic dies on spread flan with satiny surfaces.

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