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SB 1741Constantine VII and Romanus I Lecapenus (920-921), AV Solidus, 4.36g. Constantinople, 920-921 AD. + IhS XPS REX REGNANTIUM star, Christ, nimbate, seated facing on lyre-backed throne, wearing himation and chiton decorated with lambda, raising hand in benediction and holding Gospels / CONSTANT'CE ROMAN'AUGG'b', facing busts of Constantine VII, beardless, and Romanus I, bearded, each wearing loros and crown; holding patriarchal cross between them. DOC 3; FF 3; Sear 1741.TextImage
SB 1743Constantine VII, Porphyrogenitus, with Romanus I & Christopher, AV Solidus. Constantinople mint. Struck 921 AD. +KE bOHQEI ROMANW dECPOTH, Romanus standing facing, in crown & loros, holding cross on globe, extending hand towards Christ, who is standing facing, crowning Romanus & holding Gospels / CONSTANT' ET XPISTOF' b'R', crowned facing busts of Constantine VII, wearing loros, and Christopher, wearing chlamys, holding patriarchal cross between them. DOC III 6; Sear 1743.TextImage
SB 1745Constantine VII with Romanus I and Christopher. 913-959 AD. AV Solidus. +IhS XPS REX REGNANTIUM*, Christ nimbate, seated facing, raising right hand in benediction and holding book of gospels / ROMAn ET XPISTOFO' AUGG b', facing busts of Romanus I with short beard and loros, on left, and Christopher, beardless, with chlamys, on right, both crowned and holding long patriarchal cross between them. DO 7; Sear 1745.TextImage
SB 1746Constantine VII, with Romanus I AV Solidus. +IhSXPS REX REgNANTIUM*, Christ nimbate, seated facing, raising right hand in benediction and holding book of gospels / ROMAn' ET COnSTAhT' AUGG'b', facing busts of Romanus I with short beard and loros, on left, and Christopher, beardless, with chlamys, on right, both crowned and holding long patriarchal cross between them. DO 4; Sear 1746.TextImage
SB 1747Constantine VII AV Solidus. Constantinople, ca 945 AD. +IhS XPS REX REgNANTIUM, facing bust of Christ, nimbate with three dots in each limb of the cross, raising right hand in benediction and holding book of Gospels / COhSTAh-T' AVT' CRAT B R, facing bust of Constantine VII with long beard, crowned, wearing vertical loros, holding patriarchal cross on globe. DO 13; Sear 1747.TextImage
SB 1750Constantine VII and Romanus II AV solidus. +IhS XPS REX REGnAnTIUM*, Christ enthroned facing, nimbate, raising right hand in benediction and holding book of gospels / CONSTANT' CE ROMAN' AVGG b R', Facing, crowned busts of Constantine VII with short beard on left, wearing loros, and Romanus II, wearing chlamys, unbearded, on right, holding long patriarchal cross between them. DO 14; Sear 1750.TextImage

SB 1751
Constantine VII and Romanus II AV Solidus. IhS SPE REX REGNANTIUM, facing bust of Christ, nimbate with two or three dots in each limb of the cross, raising right hand in benediction and holding book of gospels / CONSTANT' CE ROMAN M AVG bR, Facing, crowned busts of Constantine VII with short beard on left, wearing loros, and Romanus II, wearing chlamys, unbearded, on right, holding long patriarchal cross between them. DOC 15; Sear 1751.Text

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SB 1753Constantine VII, Romanus I & Christopher AR Miliaresion. Constantinople. IhSUS XRISTUS nICA, cross potent on three steps, globe below, triple border / + ROMAnO’ COnSTAnT’ CE XPISTOF’ EN XW EVSEb’ bASIL’ R’, legend in five lines, triple border ornamented with eight equally spaced globes. DO 17; Sear 1753.TextImage
SB 1754Constantine VII, Romanus I and Christopher. 920-944 AD. AR Miliaresion (2.91 gm). Struck 921-931 AD. IhSUS XRISTUS nICA, cross potent on three steps, globe below, triple border / +ROMAnO' / XPISTOFOR /CE COnSTAh' / EhWEVSE/b'ASIL'R', legend in five lines, triple border. DO 18; Sear 1754.TextImage
SB 1755Romanus I, Constantine VII, Stephen and Constantine Lecapenus. 933-944. AR Miliaresion. Cross potent on three steps, cross of dots beneath; at the centre of the cross, oval medallion with facing bust of Romanus, bearded, wearing crown and loros; R/W M/A across fields / ROMANO’ CONSTANT’ STEFANOS CE CONSTA’ EN X•W B’R’, legend in five lines, cross of dots above and below, all within triple border. DO 20; Sear 1755.TextImage
SB 1757Constantine VII and Romanus II AR Miliaresion. IHSUS XRI-STUS NIKA, cross-crosslet (a cross with crosses on each of the top three arms) on three steps, small globe below; X at centre of cross, triple border ornamented with sixteen equally spaced globes / + CONST'T'/PORFVROG'/CE RWMANO/EN X•W EVSEb'/b' RWMEON, legend in five lines within triple border. DOC 21; Sear 1757.TextImage

SB 1758
Constantine VII and Leo, AE Follis. Constantinople, 913-959 AD. CONSTANT CE ZOH b, crowned facing busts of Constantine, unbearded, on left, wearing loros, and Zoe, wearing chlamys, on right, holding patriarchal cross between them / CONS / TANTINO / CE ZOH bA / SILIS RO / MEON, legend in five lines. SB 1758, DOC 22.Text

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SB 1759Constantine VII, AE Follis, 24mm, 7.11 gr. 913-959 AD. CONST bASIL ROM, crowned bust of Constantine facing, beardless and wearing vertical loros, holding akakia and cross on globe / CONST-EN QEO BA-SILEVS R-OMEON, legend in four lines. SB 1759;TextImage
SB 1760Romanus I. AE Follis. 913-959 AD. Constantinople. RWMAN bASILEVS RWM, crowned, bearded, facing bust of Romanus, wearing chlamys, holding labarum and cross on globe / RWMA - N EN QEW bA - SILEVS RW-MAIWN, legend in four lines. SB 1760, DOC 25.TextImage
SB 1761Constantine VII, AE Follis. 913-959 AD. Constantinople mint. CONST bASIL ROM, crowned bust of Constantine facing, with short beard and wearing vertical loros, holding akakia and cross on globe / CONST-EN QEO bA-SILEVS R-OMEON, legend in four lines. SB 1761, DOC 26.Text
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SB 1762Constantine VII and Romanus, AE Follis. Constantinople mint. CONST (or CONST T) CE ROMAN b ROM, crowned busts of Constantine, with short beard and wearing vertical loros, on left, and Romanus II, wearing loros, unbearded, on right, holding patriarchal cross (with X at centre) on globe between them / CONST / CE ROMAN / EN XRIST / b ROMEO, legend in four lines. SB 1762, DOC 27.TextImage

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Constantine VII, AE 15-18, Cherson mint. no legend, large P on w / no legend, floriated cross on two steps, dot on each side. SB 1764, DOC 32-33.Text

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SB 1771Constantine VII, AE4, Cherson mint. No legend, crowned bust of Constantine, facing, wearing chlamys / K over W. SB 1771, DOC 29.TextImage
SB 1772Constantine VII and Romanus I. AE4 of uncertain denomination, Cherson mint. Monogram Sear 49 resembling a cross with K-C-W-N at the tips clockwise from the top / monogram 50 resembling a cross with P-O-W-M at the tips clockwise from the top. (The O can resemble an A.). Sear 1772; DO 38.TextImage
See also: Constantine VII & Romanus II in the Buerger Collection
Coins of Constantine_VII-romanus_I at the Ancient Coin Forum

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