Constantine VII Porphyrogenitus, with Romanus I and Christopher, 913-959. Solidus (Gold, 21 mm, 4.40 g, 6 h), Constantinopolis, circa 924-931. +IҺS XPS RЄX RЄGNANTЧIM✱ Christ, nimbate, seated facing on throne, wearing tunic and pallium, raising his right hand in benediction and holding book of Gospels in his left. Rev. ROmAҺ ЄT XPISTOFO AЧGG I Crowned facing busts of Romanus I, with short beard on the left and wearing loros, and Christopher, beardless on the right and wearing chlamys, holding, with their right hands, a long patriarchal cross between them. DOC 7. Füeg 7.C.1.1. SB 1745. An exceptionally sharp and crisp example. Very minor areas of weakness, otherwise, good extremely fine.
From the Nea Rhomē Collection, formed in the early 2000s.