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    Constantine VII Porphyrogenitus and Romanus II (AD 945-963). AV solidus (19mm, 4.33 gm, 7h). NGC Choice VF 5/5 - 3/5, graffito. Constantinople, AD 945-946. + IhS XPS RЄX RЄΣNANTIЧM, facing half-length bust of Christ, wearing nimbus cruciger with three pellets in each arm, pallium and colobium, raising right hand in benediction, book of Gospels in left / CONStANt' CЄ ROMAn' AЧΣΣ bR', crowned facing busts of Constantine VII (on left), with short beard, wearing loros, and Romanus II (on right), beardless, wearing chlamys pinned at right shoulder, both holding patriarchal cross with globular base between them. Sear 1751.

    From the Collection of a Philhellene. Ex Dix Noonan Webb (February 1996), lot 18.


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