ROMANUS IV AND EUDOCIA GOLD TETARTERON – VIRGIN WITH CHRIST MEDALLION ISSUE – CH XF NGC GRADED BYZANTINE COIN (Inv. 13939)
BYZANTINE EMPIRE. ROMANUS IV WITH EUDOCIA, AD 1068-1071
Gold tetarteron nomisma, 4.00 g., 18 mm., minted in Constantinople.
Obv. Facing half bust of the Virgin Mary orans, wearing tunic and maphorion, holding medallion with the bust of Christ.
Rev. Half busts of Romanus and Eudocia, both facing, holding long cross on a globus.
Sear 1862; DO 3.
Ex Elsen, FPL 136 (1991), 319.
NGC graded CH XF, Strike 5/5, Surface 3/5, “edge filed”, with a wonderful portrait of the Virgin.