1071 AD - 1078 AD

  Michael VII Ducas   Constantinopolis
Imperium Byzantinum

Μιχαήλ Ζ' Δουκάς   Κωνσταντινούπολις
Βυζαντινή Αυτοκρατορία

Histamenon Nomisma / Ιστάμενον Νόμισμα EL 27
SHH 943

943 Michael VII Constantinopolis Histamenon Nomisma AV



4.26 g   25.4-27.5 mm   6:00 o'clock   EF
Bust of Christ facing wearing nimbus cruciger with five pellets in each arm;
right hand raised in benediction; in left hand book of gospels with twelve pellets on cover;
to left IC, to right XC, both with overbars; double border of dots.
Facing bust of Michael wearing crown and holding labarum in right hand, and
globe cruciger in left hand; +ΜΙΧ / ΑΗΛ / ΒΑΣΙΛ O Δ clockwise around;
double border of dots.
Mint of Constantinopolis.
BMC 2/10; Dumbarton Oaks III/2 2c; Sear Byzantine 1868