1073803 | BYZANTINE. Romanus III.
(Emperor, 1028-1034 AD). Struck 1028-1034 AD. AV Histamenon Nomisma. NGC AU (About Uncirculated) Strike 4/5 Surface 4/5.
Constantinople. 4.40gm. +IhS XIS REX REGNATINM. Christ enthroned facing, wearing nimbus crown, pallium and collobium and raising right hand in benediction, ibook of Gospels in left hand, double border /
ΘCE bOHΘ' RωMANω. Virgin, nimbate, with right hand crowning the emperor who wears saccos and loros and holds globus cruciger in left, between their heads MΘ, five pellets hanging on the robe beneath globus cruciger. DO 1b; Sear 1819.
Ex European Ambassador Collection, formed in the 1950s and 1960s (Morton & Eden London, Auction 119, 6 December 2022,
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