Ancient Gold Coins - Byzantine
EUDOCIA, with Michael VII and Constantius, (A.D. 1067), gold histamenon nomisma (scyphate), Constantinople Mint, (4.11 g), obv. Christ Pantocrator seated facing on throne, wearing nimbus crown, colobium, and pallium, raising hand in benediction, and holding Gospel book, around +IhS XIS RECX REGNANTINM, rev. Eudocia standing on footstool, flanked by her sons Michael and Constantius, around +MIX EV DK KWNS, (S.1857, DOC 1). Very fine - good very fine and extremely rare.
Ex Dr L.J. Sherwin Collection. Previously M.R.Roberts, 21.1.1987. Also Baldwin, from the Ratto Sale, 1930, lot 2025. Same dies illustrated in Goodacre.
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EUDOCIA, with Michael VII and Constantius, (A.D. 1067), gold histamenon nomisma (scyphate), Constantinople Mint, (4.11 ...