Obverse: CONSTANT'CE ROMAN AVGGb'R '. Patriarchal cross; to the left: crowned bust of Constantine VII, to the right: crowned bust of Romanus II. Reverse: + IhSXPS REX REGNANTIVM. Bust of Christ with nimbus and Gospel.


  • Title: Byzantine Coin (Constantine IV and Romanus II)
  • Creator: Constantine VII Porphyrogenitus (913-959) and Romanus II (959-963)
  • Date Created: 945/959
  • Location: Constantinople (Istanbul, Turkey)
  • Physical Dimensions: diameter 20mm, weight 4.34g
  • Type: Byzantine Solidus, Coin (obverse and reverse)
  • Rights: Herzog Anton Ulrich-Museum Braunschweig, Kunstmuseum des Landes Niedersachsen
  • External Link: External link
  • Medium: Gold

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