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Lot 180

Estimate: 750 CHF   |   Starting price: 750 CHF Price realized: 600 CHF
Romanus I, 920-944. With his son Christophorus. Solidus, 921-931. AV 4.36 g. +IhS XPS RªX - RªGNANTIYM* Christ, nimbate, seated facing on lyra-backed throne, wearing tunic and himation, holding with his l. hand Book of Gospels on knee, his r. hand raised in benediction. Rev. ROmAn ªT XRISTOFO'AVGGb' The facing half-lenght busts of Romanus, wearing loros and crown with cross, and of Christopher, wearing chlamys and crown with cross, holding with their r. hands long patriarchal cross between them. DO 546, 7; Sear 1745.
Short flan. Extremely fine

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