Constantine VII (913-959) and Romanus I (920-944)
Images.    [most 16-19 mm]
E23
16
 facing
  bust
397o A397-400
So9.3-5
S1771v2 B940
LD
G878 DO III,II
29.1,29.4
See E22 above for similar type with dots.
DO pl. XL
E24
16
 facing
  bust
 facing
  bust
A401-402
So9.1-2
S1763 B932 G877 28 Sear says "Con VII/Zoe" (914-919), as does Sokolova. A says "Con VII/Helen"
E25
16
P bust O  X bust P A403
So9.9
S1769 B938 G880 (31) S: RO for Romanus, XP for Christopher
Anokhin thinks the portraits are of Constantine and Helen and the legends for Romanus and Christopher, putting all four on one coin.
E26
16
404o  facing
  bust
A404-407
So9.6-8
S1766 B935 G879 30.2 Romanus monogram
E27
16
408o 360r A408
So10.1
S1768 B937
LD
G883 DO III,II
35 pl. XL
 
E28
17
411o 360r A409-413
419-421
So10.2-6
S1775
Romanus II
B942 G887 3a.3-4
pl. XL
P sometimes (usually?) retrograde, as in Sear's photo, and A409-410.
E29
17
397o 360r A414-418
So10.7-8
S1770 B939 G885 37.1  "Constantine" abbreviated
E30
15
423o 360r A423-424
426-427
So13.5-7
S--
cf S1764
B-- G-- DO-- Small size. Resembles E44 but much smaller.
Sokolova "anonymous"
E31
17
428o Con VII A428-430
So10.9-10
S1772 B941
LD
G886 DO
38.1,38.7
The obverse top sometimes almost looks like a P
Note:  The 455o monogram and the 449o monogram previously attributed to Romanus I are given by Anokhin to Romanus IV and Romanus III, respectively (below ).
 CVII


   Type E23
    18-17mm. 6:00.


CVII



   Type 23
   18 mm. 5:00. 3.18 grams.


CVII


   Type E24
   16mm. 6:00. 2.60 grams
.  
    This type is very rare.

CVII  

   Type E24, in lead
   16-14 mm.  6:00. 2.40 grams.
    very weak and hard to make out, but there.


   
CVII

 
   Type E26
   16mm. 12:00. 2.85 grams
.


CVII



   Type E28
   18mm. 6:00. 3.35 grams. 

CVII


   Type E28
   AE18. 6:00. 3.54 grams.

CVII  

   Type E28
   18 mm. 6:00. 2.50 grams.
    Compare this one, not retrograde, to the next one.



CVII


   Type E28 retrograde
   18mm. 6:00. 4.25 grams

  CVII

   Type E29
   17mm. 6:00. 2.74 grams.


  CVII

   Type E30
   15mm. 12:00. 1.41 grams.


  CVII


   Type E31
   20mm. 6:00. 3.49 grams.


CVII


   Type 31
   19 mm. 6:00. 2.91 grams.



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