Theodora AD 1055-1056. Constantinople
Histamenon Nomisma AV
27 mm., 4,36 g.
+ IhS XIS RЄX RЄGNANTIm, Christ standing facing on dais, wearing nimbus cruciger with single pellet in each arm, pallium and colobium, right hand raised in benediction, book of Gospels cradled in left arm, double border / + ΘЄΟΔωP AVΓΟVCTA, Theodora (on left) standing facing, right hand on breast, wearing crown with pendilia, divitision and loros, and the Virgin Mary (on right) standing facing, nimbate, wearing maphorium, jointly holding labarum with square and four pellets on banner and pellet on shaft between them, M Θ across right fields, double border.
extremely fine, double struck on reverse
DOC 1a; Sear 1837.
|Price realized||2'800 EUR 9 bids|
|Starting price||1'500 EUR|