CONSTANTINE VII & ROMANUS II AV GOLD SOLIDUS
Doc 15, Sear 1751, Extremely Fine, 20.4mm, 4.42 grams, Struck Circa. 950 - 955 C.E., Constantinople Mint
Obverse: + IҺS XPS RЄX RЄGNANTIЧM around nimbate bust of Jesus facing holding book of Gospels and raising hand in benediction, two pellets in each arm of cross
Reverse: Crowned facing busts of Constantine VII with short beard and loros, and Romanus II beardless and wearing chlamys, holding patriarchal cross between them, + COҺSTAҺT CЄ ROMAҺ AЧGG Ь R around
SHARP example with EXCELLENT portrait!
(Photo a bit overly reflective)