Romanus I with Christopher, 924-931. Solidus (Gold, 19.5 mm, 4.34 g, 6 h), Constantinople. +IhS XPS REX REGNANTIЧm✶ Facing bust of Christ Pantokrator, wearing tunic, himation and a cross nimbus with two pellets in the arms, raising right hand in benediction and holding Gospel book in his left. Rev. ROmAn' ET XPISTOFO AVGG b' Crowned facing busts of Romanos Lecapinos, bearded and wearing loros on the left, and Christophorus, beardless and wearing chlamys on the right; both holding, between them with their right hands, a long patriarchal cross, set on globe; above cross, pellet. DOC 7. Füeg 7.B.2. SB 1745. Rare. Well-centered and clear. Nearly very fine.
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