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Nikephoros III Botaneiates (1078–1081)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of Christ lightly bearded, wearing a chiton and himation and holding the right hand in blessing and a book in the left. He has a nimbus cruciger; each arm contains a decoration consisting of five pellets. Sigla at left and right: ισ̅ΧΣ̅ : (ησοῦ)ς Χ(ριστό)ς. Border of dots.

Reverse

The emperor Nikephoros III standing, wearing a crown and a loros, an end of which is draped over the left wrist and is decorated with five dots. He holds a labarum in the right hand and a globus cruciger in the left. The labarum is ornamented with five pellets. Circular inscription. Border of dots.

.νικηορ,δεσπο.......νιατη

Νικηφόρ() δεσπό[τ() τῷ Βοτα]νιάτῃ.

Obverse

Bust of Christ lightly bearded, wearing a chiton and himation and holding the right hand in blessing and a book in the left. He has a nimbus cruciger; each arm contains a decoration consisting of five pellets. Sigla at left and right: ισ̅ΧΣ̅ : (ησοῦ)ς Χ(ριστό)ς. Border of dots.

Reverse

The emperor Nikephoros III standing, wearing a crown and a loros, an end of which is draped over the left wrist and is decorated with five dots. He holds a labarum in the right hand and a globus cruciger in the left. The labarum is ornamented with five pellets. Circular inscription. Border of dots.

.νικηορ,δεσπο.......νιατη

Νικηφόρ() δεσπό[τ() τῷ Βοτα]νιάτῃ.