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1059 Constantine X Eudocia Christ Byzantine Follis NGC VF Pedigree (19042701C)

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  • Constantine X Ducas & Eudocia, Byzantine Emperor & Empress ruled 1059-1067 CE, AE follis coin, 10.68g, Constantinople mint, Sear 1853.
  • Certified by NGC to VF.
  • Pedigree: Ex. Empire Coins Auction #7, 5/2/87, Lot 789 (Ex. Gordon Dickie Collection with his notes). 
  • Obverse: Christ standing facing on footstool, wearing nimbus cr., pallium and colobium and holding book of Gospels with both hands, in field IC & XC.
  • Reverse: Eudocia on left and Constantine, bearded on right standing facing, holding between them labarum with cross on shaft, resting on three steps, each wearing crown and loros. 
  • Eudocia is featured on Byzantine coinage as wife of Constantine X, as regent for her sons Michael VII and Constantius, and finally as wife of Romanus IV.