Constantine IX

1042-1055

AU Histamenon Nomisma


SB 1828a, DOC III 1b AU Histamenon Nomisma Obv: Christ enthroned facing.
Rev: Crowned bust of emperor facing, wearing loros and holding cruciform sceptre with tendril-ornament and globe surmounted by patriarchal cross.



SB 1829 AU Histamenon Nomisma Obv: Christ enthroned facing.
Rev: Crowned bust facing, holding labarum and globus cruciger.



SB 1830, DOC III 3 AU Histamenon Nomisma Obv: Bust of Christ facing, holding Gospels.
Rev: Crowned facing bust of Constantine, holding scepter and globus cruciger. (Constantinople).



SB 1831, DOC III 4 AU Histamenon Nomisma Obv: +IhSXISREXREGNANTIhM - Nimbate bust of Christ facing, holding gospels.
Rev: +CWhSTANThOSbASILEuSRm - Half-length bust of Constantine facing, wearing crown and jeweled chlamys, holding globus cruciger and hilt of sword, large star on either side. [The stars in field probably represent the Crab Nebula supernova, the "guest star" noted by Chinese astronomers the same year]. 1054 (Constantinople).


AU Tetarteron


SB 1832, DOC III 5b, BN 14 AU Tetarteron Obv: +IhSXISREXREGNANTINm - Nimbate bust of Christ facing, raising hand in blessing and holding Gospels.
Rev: +CWnSAnThBASILEURm - Crowned facing bust of Constantine, holding scepter surmounted by trefoil and globus cruciger. (Constantinople).



SB 1833 Tetartteron Obv: Christ bust facing, raising hand in benediction and holding Gospels.
Rev: Constantine IX crowned bust facing, holding labarum and globus cruciger.


AR Milaresion


SB 1834, DOC III 7 AR Milaresion Obv: +ΔEXΠOINACWZOIC - The Virgin orans, standing on footstool, wearing pallium and maphorium.
Rev: EVCEBHMONOMAXON - Constantine standing, in military uniform consisting of cuirass, tunic, cloak and high boots, holding long cross and scabbard containing sword. (Constantinople). $3,250 9/25/02.


AR 2/3 Milaresion


SB 1834, DOC III 7 2/3 Milaresion Obv: The Virgin orans bust facing, raising hands.
Rev: ---/θKER,θ,/KWNETAN/TINWΔEC/ΠOTHTW/MONOMA/-X-.