Obverse description : Bustes de face de Constantin VII à gauche et de Zoé à droite, tenant la croix patriarcale. Constantin porte le loros et Zoé, la chalmyde.
Reverse legend : + CONS// TANTIHO// C E ZOH BA// SILIS RO// MEON EN CINQ LIGNES.
CONSTANTINE VII and ZOE
Constantine VII, born in 908, was the son of Leo VI and Zoe. He was associated with the throne on May 15 908 but his uncle Alexander succeeded his brother (912-913). The regency was then exercised by the patriarch Nicolas Mysticus finally from 914 Zoe.