|913 AD - 959
|Solidus AV 20
|4.29 g 19.7-20.5 mm 6:00
+IhS XPS REX REGhAhTIYM clockwise around Christ enthroned facing,
wearing nimbus cruciger, pallium and colobium and raising right hand in benediction;
in left hand book of gospels.
ROMAN' ET XPI / STOFO['] AYGG b,; clockwise around facing busts of Romanus I
with short beard on left and Christophorus, beardless, on right both crowned,
holding between them long patriarchal cross, Romanus wears loros,
whilst his son is clad in chlamys.
Mint of Constantinopolis.
BMC 35/38 ; Dumbarton Oaks III/2 7 ; Sear Byzantine 1745