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Nikephoros III Botaneiates (1078–1081)

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.1681
Diameter 31 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 6, no. 85.9.

Obverse

Bust of Christ lightly bearded, wearing a tunic 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 on a square dais, wearing a loros, an end of which is draped over the left wrist. He holds a labarum in the right hand and a globus cruciger in the left. Circular inscription. Border of dots.

νικηορ,δεσπ,τ,.ωοτανιατη

Νικηφόρ() δεσπ(ό)τ() [τ] Βοτανιάτῃ.

Translation

Νικηφόρ δεσπότ τ Βοτανιάτῃ.

Nikephoros Botaneiates, despotes.

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.1681
Diameter 31 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 6, no. 85.9.

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.1681
Diameter 31 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 6, no. 85.9.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.1681
Diameter 31 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 6, no. 85.9.

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