1078 AD - 1081 AD

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

Tetarteron / Τεταρτηρόν EL 20
SHH 3768

3768 Nicephorus III Histamenon Constantinopolis Tetarteron EL




4.03 g   19.0-20.8 mm   6:00 o'clock   EF
Bust of Christ wearing nimbus cruciger with pellets in arms,
holds book of Gospels in left hand with five pellets;
IC / XC  with overbars either side of nimbus; single boarder of dots.
Nicephorus standing facing on footstool, bearded, wearing crown and loros,
and holding labarum with x on shaft in right hand and globus cruciger in left;
+NIKΗΦ ΔECΠ / Tω BOTANIATI clockwise around ; double boarder of dots.
Mint of Constantinopolis.
Ex Kunker 46
/448, 1998; Ex Fueg, Stack's 2009 3275.
BMC ---; Dumbarton Oaks III/2 5c3; Ratto ---; Sear Byzantine 1884A