Romanus II; AE Cherson; monogram/cross
Description: Romanus II (959 - 963). AE, Cherson mint. Monogram PWMA / Cross floriate on two steps, dots in fields.
Diameter: AE17 mm
Weight: 2,2 g
Attribution: DOC 3b; Sear 1775
Commentary: dark grey patina with minor breaks
History: In the 980s Cherson fell to Vladimir the Great of Kiev, though the fringes of the Crimean Peninsula remained in Byzantine hands until 1475.
Article Number: 047-04-03-41652