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    Leo VI the Wise (AD 886-912), with Constantine VII. AV solidus (20mm, 4.33 gm, 6h). NGC Choice VF 5/5 - 5/5. Constantinople, AD 908-912. + IhS XPS RЄX-RЄΣNANTIЧm, full-length figure of Christ, seated facing on throne with curved back, wearing nimbus cruciger, pallium and colobium, right hand raised in benediction, book of Gospels in left / LЄOn ЄT COnStAnt´ ΛЧΣΣ´ ROm´, Leo VI and Constantine VII standing facing, both crowned and wearing loros decorated with a cross at end, holding patriarchal cross between them and each with globus cruciger in outer hand. SB 1725. DOC III, Part 1, 2. Well centered and struck with clean surfaces and light wear.

    From the Collection of a Philhellene. Ex Classical Numismatic Group, Auction 51 (15 September 1999), lot 1681.


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