1078 AD - 1081 AD

Nicephorus III Botaniates   Constantinopolis
Imperium Byzantinum
Νικηφόρος Γ' Βοτανειάτης   Κωνσταντινούπολις
Βυζαντινή Αυτοκρατορία

Follis / Φόλλις AE 25
SHH 764

764 Nicephorus III Constantinopolis Follis AE



3.82 g   24.1-25.6 mm   6:00 o'clock   VF
Bust of Christ facing, wearing nimbus cruciger, pallium and colobium,
and rasing right hand in benediction; in left hand, book of Gospels;
to left IC, to right XC, both with overbars; boarder of dots.
Latin cross, with x at centre and globule and two pellets at each extremity;
in lower field, on either side, floral ornament; in upper field, on either side, crescent.
Mint of Constantinopolis.

BMC p. 554 (1st Crusade); Dumbarton Oaks III.2 I 1/64 (Anonymus Class I);
Καντάς ΝΜΑ 25.86/25.94; Sear Byzantine 1889 (Anonymus Class I)