1028 AD - 1034 AD

  Romanus III Argyrus   Constantinopolis
Imperium Byzantinum

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Histamenon Nomisma / Ιστάμενον Νόμισμα AV 24 SHH 983

983 Romanus III Constantinopolis Histamenon Nomisma AV



4.41 g   22.8-23.8 mm   7:00 o'clock   EF
+IhSXISREX/REGNANTIUM; Christ enthroned facing, wearing nimbus cruciger,
pallium and colobium, and raising right hand in benediction;
in left hand book of Gospels; double boarder.
ΘCEbOhΘ/RΩMAhΩ; the Virgin, nimbate on right and Romanus bearded on left,
both standing facing; the Virgin wears pallium and maphorium,
and with Her right hand crowns the emperor, who wears saccos and loros,
and holds globus cruciger in left; between their heads ΜΘ;
four pellets on the fold of the robe hanging beneath the globe cruciger; double border.
Minted in Constantinopolis.

BMC 2/3; Dumbarton Oaks III.2 1d; Sear Byzantine 1819; Thomsen 737