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CONSTANTINE IX GOLD TETARTERON NOMISMA – COIN WITH PLEASING CHRIST PORTRAIT – AU NGC GRADED BYZANTINE COIN (Inv. 12565)

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BYZANTINE EMPIRE.  Constantine IX, AD 1042-1055
Gold Tetarteron nomisma, 4.02 g., 18 mm
Obv. Facing bust of Christ raising right hand in benediction and holding the Gospels.
Rev. Crowned bearded bust of the emperor, holding labarum and globus cruciger.
Sear 1833, DOC 6.
NGC graded AU, Strike 4/5, Surface 5/5.