1 Histamenon ND (1071-1078)


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General Description Michael VII, Ducas (ruled 1071-1078) was the eldest son of Constantine X and Eudocia. He had little interest in politics and lost Asia Minor to the Turks. Michael retired to a monastery when General Nicephorus led a rebellion against him.
Obv. Description Bust of Christ facing, wearing nimbus cruciger, pallium, and colobium, raising right hand in benediction while left hand holds book of Gospels...IC - XC.
Rev. Description Bust of Michael VII facing, wearing crown and loros, holding labarum and cross on globe ...+MIXAHA RACIA O
Catalog code SB 1868
Diameter 28.00 mm
Weight 4.0000 g
Material Gold
Orientation Coin
Mint Byzantine Empire - Constantinople
Edge Type -not in this list-
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