1078 AD - 1081 AD

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

Histamenon Nomisma / Ιστάμενον Νόμισμα EL 28
SHH 2258

2258 Nicephorus III Histamenon Constantinopolis Nomisma



4.33 g   26.8-29.7 mm   6:00 o'clock   VF
Bust of Christ wearing nimbus cruciger with pellets in arms,
holds book of Gospels in left hand with nine pellets;
IC / XC  with overbars either side of nimbus; double boarder of dots.
Bearded bust of Nicephorus facing, wearing crown loros, and holding long cross and
globus cruciger; +NIK / Η / ΦP / ΔECΠT around head; double boarder of dots.
Mint of Constantinopolis. Scyphate. Cracked.
BMC 2/4; Dumbarton Oaks III/2 1; Sear Byzantine 1883