CONSTANTINE VII & ROMANUS II AV GOLD SOLIDUS
Doc 15, Sear 1751, Near EF, 19.9mm, 4.32 grams, Struck Circa. 945 - 959 C.E., Constantinople Mint
Obverse: + IҺS XPS RЄX RЄGNANTIЧM around nimbate bust of Jesus facing holding book of Gospels and raising hand in benediction
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
Lovely example on great metal!