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    Extremely Rare Romanus III Silver Miliaresion

    Romanus III Argyrus (AD 1028-1034). AR miliaresion (29mm, 2.77 gm, 6h). NGC Choice VF 5/5 - 1/5, pierced. Constantinople, AD 1030 (?). + ΠΑΡΤΘЄΝЄ-COI ΠΟΛVΑΙΝЄ, Virgin, nimbate, standing three-quarter right on footstool, holding in Her arms the nimbate infant Christ; M-Θ across fields, all in triple border with pellets on center ring / OC ΗΛΠΙΚЄ ΠΑΝ-ΤΑ ΚΑΤΟΡΘΟΙ, Romanus III standing facing on footstool, long patriarchal cross with globus terminus in right hand, globus surmounted by patriarchal cross in left; all in triple border with pellets on center ring. SB 1822. DOC III, Part 2, 3a. Extremely rare. Slate toned surfaces and a very attractive example of this large silver issue.

    From the Collection of a Philhellene. Ex Numismatica Ars Classica, Auction 52 (7 October 2009), lot 705.


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