Gold Histamenon of Constantine X 1059-1067 AD., Byzantine Empire, Constantinople mint, SB 1847

Ancient Coins - Gold Histamenon of Constantine X 1059-1067 AD., Byzantine Empire, Constantinople mint, SB 1847
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Reign

Constantine X Ducas 25 december 1059 AD. - 21 may 1067 AD., Byzantine empire

Denomination

AV Histamenon nomisma (scyphate)

Date Struck

1062-1065

Mint

Constantinople

Obverse

+IhS XPS REX REGNANTInm, Christ Pantokrator nimbate, enthroned facing, holding book of gospels and raising right hand

Reverse

+KWN RAC Λ O ∆OVKAC, Constantine bearded, standing facing on footstool, holding labarum with pellet on shaft and cross on globe

Weight

4.38 grams

Diameter

28/25 mm

Reference

DOC III 1b; SB 1847

Grade

Extremely fine, nice strike

Comments

The obverse inskription " IhS XPS REX REGNANTInm" on the coin is translated as - "Jesus Christ King of Kings".

Ancient Coins - Gold Histamenon of Constantine X 1059-1067 AD., Byzantine Empire, Constantinople mint, SB 1847
Ancient Coins - Gold Histamenon of Constantine X 1059-1067 AD., Byzantine Empire, Constantinople mint, SB 1847
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