Constantine IX Monomachus, 1042-1055. Tetarteron (Gold, 19 mm, 4.06 g, 6 h), Constantinopolis. +IҺS XRS RЄX RЄGNANTIm Nimbate bust of Christ facing, wearing tunic and pallium, raising his right hand in benediction and holding book of Gospels in his left. Rev. +CⲰҺSTAҺTҺ bASILЄЧS Rm Crowned bust of Constantine IX facing, holding long scepter topped by trefoil ornament in his right hand and globus cruciger in his left. DOC 5a. Füeg 5.A.2. SB 1832. Lustrous and unusually attractive. Struck from the usual somewhat worn dies, otherwise, good extremely fine.