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    Rare Variety Without Nimbus

    Romanus III Argyrus (AD 1028-1034). AV histamenon nomisma (23mm, 4.42 gm, 7h). NGC Choice XF 5/5 - 4/5. Constantinople. + IhS XIS RЄX-RЄΣhANTIhM, Christ enthroned facing, wearing nimbus cruciger, pallium and colobium, right hand raised in benediction, Gospels cradled on left arm, double border / ΘCЄ bOHΘ' RΩMAnΩ, standing figures of Romanus III (on left), wearing loros with lozenge pattern, six pellets on fold of robe, holding globus cruciger in left hand, and the Virgin (on right), wearing pallium and maphorium, without nimbate, crowning emperor with right hand; M Θ above between. Sear 1820. DO 3.2, 1a. Rare variety without nimbus.

    From the Collection of a Philhellene. Ex Baldwin's, Fixed Price List 18, lot 95.


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