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Nicephorus III Botaniates:  March 24, 1078 - April 4, 1081


Nicephorus III Botaniates, Electrum Histamenon Nomisma Scyphate, 1078-1081, Constantinople
IC | XC
Christ seated facing on throne with no back, wearing nimbus cruciger, pallium and colobium, raising right hand in benediction, book of Gospels in left hand, all in double-border
+ nIKHΦ ΔEC-Tω ROTANIAT
Nicephorus standing facing on footstool, bearded, wearing crown and loros, labarum in right hand with X on shaft, globus cruciger in left, all in double-border
28mm x 30mm, 4.37g
SB 1881


Nicephorus III Botaniates, AE Follis, 1078-1081, Constantinople
IC / * | XC / * across fields
Three-quarter length of Christ standing facing, wearing nimbus cruciger, pallium and colobium, raising right hand in benediction, book of Gospels in left hand
C | Φ / N | Δ at the angles
Cross with globule at each extremity, circle in center containing star of eight rays
22mm x 25mm, 5.05g
SB 1888