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Constantine IX Monomachus, 12 June 1042 - 11 January 1055
SH06227. Gold tetarteron, DOC III part 2, 6; Wroth BMC 4 - 5; Morrisson BnF 16-21; Ratto 1986; SBCV 1833; Berk 307, Constantinople (Istanbul, Turkey) mint, weight 4.04g, maximum diameter 18.6mm, die axis 180o
, obverse Ihs XPS REX REGNANTINM (partially blundered), bust of Christ Pantocrator facing, wearing nimbus cruciger (halo with cross), tunic and himation, right raised in blessing, holding gospels in left, single border; reverse CWNSAnTn BASILEWS Rm (very blundered), bearded bust of Constantine XI facing wearing crown with cross and pendilia, jewels around neck, and jeweled chlamys, and holding labarum in right and globe surmounted by pellet cross in left; from the Woolslayer Collection; scarce
Catalog current as of Sunday, August 18, 2019.
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