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    Constantine VI and Irene. 780-797 AD. Solidus, 4.44g (5h). Constantinople, c. 790-792 AD. Obv: S IR[INI A]VΓ' ΜΙΤ - ΗΙ Facing busts of Constantine VI, beardless (on left) and Irene (on right), both crowned and with cross between their heads; Constantine wears chlamys and holds globus cruciger in right, his mother wears loros and holds cruciform scepter in left; pellet in field between their faces. Rx: CONS - TANTINOS C' b' Leo III, Constantine V and Leo IV seated facing, each wearing crown and chlamys. Sear 1592. The rarer variant with Irene's name on the obverse rather than the reverse. Mint State.

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