Basil I the Macedonian with Constantine AV Gold Solidus, EF/AEF, 867 - 886 C.E.

Ancient Coins - Basil I the Macedonian with Constantine AV Gold Solidus, EF/AEF, 867 - 886 C.E.
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BASIL I & CONSTANTINE AV GOLD SOLIDUS

 

Doc 2c, Sear 1704, EF/AEF, 19.1mm, 4.39 grams, Struck Circa. 870 - 879 C.E.,  Constantinople Mint

 

Obverse: + IҺS XPS RЄX RЄGNANTIЧM around figure of Jesus seated on throne, wearing chiton, holding Gospels and raising hand in benediction

Reverse Crowned facing busts of Basil I with short beard and loros, and Constantine beardless and wearing chlamys, holding patriarchal cross between them, ЬASILIOS ЄT COҺSTAҺT AЧGG Ь around

 

Nice example on great metal!

 

Originally acquired from Harlan J. Berk, Sept 23, 1989 with tag

Price SKU: byz230
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