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Jesus Christ

(2 coins)

53550 Order
Basil I, 867-886 A.D.
AV Solidus, 4.45g. 18mm. Constantinople, c.868-879 A.D. +IhS XPR REX REGNANTIYM. Christ enthroned and facing wearing nimbus, pallium, and colobium; He raises right hand in benediction and holds Book of Gospels in left hand. Rev. bASILIOS ET CONSTANT AVGGB. Facing busts of Basil on left wearing loros and crown and Constantine on right wearing chlamys and crown; they hold a patriarchal cross between them. DOC 2. Sear 1704.

Ex: Purchased from Schenk-Behrens in Essen in November, 1969. See more detailed image
about Extremely Fine $1,200.00


55427 Order
Manuel I, 1143-1180 A.D.
EL Aspron Trachy, 4.57g. 34mm. Constantiople mint. Christ enthroned holding book of Gospels in his left hand and raising his right hand in benediction. Rev. The emperor wearing jeweled loros and divitision and holding akakia in right hand and the Virgin standing and facing; they hold long patriarchal cross between them. DOC IV, 3a. Sear 1958. Exceptional full types without the usual heavy double striking on a deeply scyphate flan. See more detailed image
Extremely Fine $1,500.00
 

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