1078 AD - 1081 AD

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

Miliarense / Μιλιαρήσιον AR 21
SHH 1708

1708 Nicephorus III Constantinopolis Miliaresion AR



1.46 g   20.4-22.3 mm   6:00 o'clock   VF
Cross with crosslets on globus resting on three steps, x at centre of cross,
pellet within crescent on shaft; facing busts of Nicephorus and Maria on either side;
ΕΝ ΤΟVΤω ΝΙΚΑΤΕ / [ΝΙΚΗΦ ΚΑΙ ΜΑΡΙΑ] clockwise around; triple border.
+ΝΙΚΗΦΡ // ΚΑΙ ΜΑΡΙΑ // ΠΙCΤΟΙ Β[Α] // CΙΛΕΙC [Ρω] // ΜΑΙω[N] in four lines;
ornaments -+- above and -º- below; triple border.
Mint of Constantinopolis. Double strike of reverse.

BMC p. 537; Dumbarton Oaks ΙΙΙ/2 6; Sear Byzantine 1886