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    Romanus III Argyrus (AD 1028-1034). AV histamenon nomisma (23mm, 4.36 gm, 7h). NGC Choice AU 5/5-4/5, clipped. 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, Romanus standing facing (on left), bearded, wearing saccos and loros, globus cruciger in left hand, seven pellets on fold of robe hanging beneath, and the Virgin standing facing (on right), nimbate, wearing pallium and maphorium, crowning emperor with right hand; MΘ in central field between their heads, double border. Sear 1819.

    From the Collection of a Philhellene. Ex Gorny and Mosch, Auction 125 (13 October 2003), lot 623.


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