Ancient Gold

  PrevNext  

Lot 1721    Session 6 (9.30am Thursday)    Ancient Gold

Estimate $700
SOLD $680

CONSTANTINE VII AND ROMANUS II, (A.D.913-959), gold solidus, Constantinople mint, issued from A.D. 945, (4.402 grams), obv. Christ facing bust wearing nimbus, raising right hand in benediction, also holding Gospels, the throne has curved ornamented pearl arms, + IhS XPS REX REgNANTIUm around, rev. CONSTANT CE ROMAN AVGG bR around, facing busts of Constantine VII wearing loros on left and Romanus II wearing chlamys on right, both crowned, between them long patriarchal cross, (S.1751, R.1905, DOC 15, BMC.15). Extremely fine and scarce.

Estimate / sale price does not include buyer's premium (currently 22% including GST) which is added to hammer price. All bids are executed on the understanding that the Terms & Conditions of sale have been read and accepted. For information on grading and estimates please refer to the Buying at Auction advice.

Quick find

View a lot by number and sale.

Adjacent lots

  • Lot 1719  

    CONSTANS II, (641-668), gold solidus, (4.3 grams), Constantinople mint, Class V, issued c.659-661, Officina **G*, ...

    Estimate $550

  • Lot 1720  

    THEOPHILUS, (829-842) with Michael II deceased father (d. 829) and Constantine (deceased son), gold solidus, ...

    Estimate $150

  • Lot 1721   This lot

    CONSTANTINE VII AND ROMANUS II, (A.D.913-959), gold solidus, Constantinople mint, issued from A.D. 945, (4.402 ...

    Estimate $700

  • Lot 1722  

    ROMANUS IV, (1068-1071), gold histamenon nomisma (scyphate), Constantinople mint, Class II, (4.384 grams), obv. Christ ...

    Estimate $500

  • Lot 1723  

    ROMANUS IV, (1068-1071), gold histamenon nomisma (scyphate), Constantinople mint, Class II, (4.342 grams), obv. Christ ...

    Estimate $280