Romanus III, Gold Histamenon Nomisma

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Romanus III, Gold Histamenon Nomisma

Romanus III (A.D. 1028-1034), Gold Histamenon Nomisma. Mint of Constantinople. + IhS XIS REX REGNANTnM, Christ enthroned facing, wearing nimbus cruciger, pallium and colobium, raising His right hand in benediction and holding book of Gospels, rev. ΘCE bOHΘ' RWMAnW, The Virgin, nimbate and wearing pallium and maphorium, and Romanus, wearing saccos and loros and holding a globus cruciger, standing facing; the Virgin crowns the emperor, MΘ between heads, 4.11g., 6h (S 1819; DO 1). About extremely fine.

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