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Home > Catalog > |Byzantine Coins| > |Macedonian Dynasty| > |Constantine VII| > BZ47710
Byzantine Empire, Constantine VII and Romanus II, 6 April 945 - 9 November 959 A.D.
The Byzantine mint at Cherson (Sevastopol, Ukraine), operated from the reign of Justin I to the reign of Heraclius, and again from the reign of Basil I to the reign of Basil II. The city of Cherson was largly destroyed in the 980s, when it fell to Kiev but the fortress was recovered by treaty after Basil II's sister Anna was given to in marriage Vladimir the Great. The region became a part of the Empire of Trebizond in 1204.
BZ47710. Cast bronze AE 19, DOC III part 2, 38; Wroth BMC 77; Morrisson BnF 37/Kh/AE/10; Ratto 1910; SBCV 1772, gF, tiny hole, rough, Cherson mint, weight 1.483g, maximum diameter 18.1mm, die axis 180o, 945 - 959 A.D.; obverse large cross-shaped monogram, N - C on left and right, TK - W on top and bottom; reverse large cross-shaped monogram, M-A on left and right, P-W on top and bottom; scarce; SOLD



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