Constantine VII Porphyrogenitus, with Romanus II, 913-959. Solidus (Gold, 19 mm, 4.38 g, 7 h), Constantinopolis. +IhS XPS RЄX RЄGNANTIЧM Bust of Christ Pantokrator facing, with cross nimbus, holding book of Gospels in his left hand and raising his right in benediction. Rev. COҺSTAҺT' CЄ ROMAҺ' AЧGG b R Crowned facing half-length busts of Constantine VII, bearded and wearing loros on the left, and Romanus II, beardless and wearing chlamys on the right, holding between them long patriarchial cross with their right hands. DOC 15. SB 1751. A most attractive example. Extremely fine.
Ex Numismatica Ars Classica 56, 8 October 2010, 720.