|913 AD - 959
|Solidus AV 20
|4.33 g 20.1-20.8 mm 6:00
Bust of Christ facing, wearing nimbus cruciger, pallium and collobium;
right hand raised in benediction; in left hand book of gospels;
+IhS XPS REX REGhAhTIUM clockwise around; border of dots.
Facing busts of Constantine VII and Romanus II, holding patriarchal cross;
the former taller, bearded and wearing loros, the latter, youthful and wearing a chlamys;
COhSTANT' CE ROMAh' AUGG I R clockwise around; border of dots.
Mint of Constantinopolis.
BMC 9; Dumbarton Oaks III/2 15; Ratto ---; Sear Byzantine 1750