1071 AD - 1078 AD

  Michael VII Ducas   Constantinopolis
Imperium Byzantinum

Μιχαήλ Ζ' Δουκάς   Κωνσταντινούπολις
Βυζαντινή Αυτοκρατορία

Histamenon Nomisma / Ιστάμενον Νόμισμα EL 25
SHH 1650

1650 Michael VII Constantinopolis Histamenon Nomisma AV



4.39 g   23.9-26.4 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 / ΒΑΣΙ O clockwise around;
double border of dots.
Mint of Constantinopolis.
BMC 1; Dumbarton Oaks III/2 1; Sear Byzantine 1869