Byzantine Gold Histamenon Nomisma - Basil II (A.D. 976-1025)
Byzantine Gold Histamenon Nomisma - Basil II (A.D. 976-1025)

Byzantine Gold Histamenon Nomisma - Basil II (A.D. 976-1025)

Regular price $1,750.00 Sale

Grade: nearly Extra Fine

Constantinople Mint

Weight: 4.38 grams

Obverse. Christ bust facing wearing nimbus with cescents in upper quartters, raising right hand, in left hand the Hospels

Around - IhS XIS REX REgNANTInm

Reverse. facing busts of Basil on left wearing loros of square pattern, and Constantine on right wearing jewelled chlamys, each wearing crown and holding a plain cross between them. (S. 1800, D.O.6a)

Around - +bASIL CONTANT IL bR

Knock on obverse flan, otherwise nearly Extra Fine and scarce.