976 AD - 1025 AD

Basilius II Bulgaroctonus   Constantinopolis
Imperium Byzantinum
Βασίλειος B' Βουλγαροκτόνος Κωνσταντινούπολις
Βυζαντινή Αυτοκρατορία

Histamenon Nomisma / Ιστάμενον νόμισμα AV 19
SHH 3107

3107 Basilius II Constantinopolis Imperium Byzantinum Histamenon Nomisma AV



4.39 g   25.4-26.6 mm   7:00 o'clock   EF
Bust of Christ, wearing nimbus cruciger, and raising right hand in benediction;
in left hand book of gospels; +IhS XIS REX / REGNANTIhM clockwise around;
triple border of dots.
Facing busts of Basil on left and Constantine on right, both crowned, holding
between them long  cross; Basil wears loros, whilst his son is clad in plain chlamys; +bASIL [C] CONSTANTh R clockwise around; triple border of dots.
Mint of  Constantinople.
BMC 12/13; Dumbarton Oaks III/2 6a; Sear Byzantine  1800