Constantine X Ducas AV Gold Histamenon Nomisma, About Extremely Fine, 1059-1067 C.E.

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CONSTANTINE X DUCAS AV HISTAMENON NOMISMA, CIRCA. 1059 - 1067 C.E.

DOC 1a, Sear 1847, About Extremely Fine, 25.8mm, 4.38 grams, Constantinople mint
 
Obverse: Nimbate bust of Jesus, bearded, seated facing on straight-backed throne, raising his right hand in benediction and holding book of Gospels in his left, IҺS XIS REX REGNANTIҺm around

Reverse: Constantine X standing facing, wearing crown and loros, holding labarum with his right hand and globus cruciger in his left, +KωN RAC Λ' O ΔOVKAC around

Deep lovely patina, a bit spotty on obverse, even and exemplary on reverse with excellent head on strike!