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Nikephoros Melissenos, kaisar (after 1081)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin holding the medallion of Christ. Sigla: ̅ΘΥ̅ : Μήτηρ Θεοῦ. Invocation along the circumference. Border of dots.

θκεοηθει........

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Bust of the kaisar Nikephoros Melissenos wearing a cap with a crown and holding the globus cruciger in his right hand. Along the circumference, an invocation. Border of dots.

νικηφορσα...μελισσην,

Νικηφόρῳ καίσαρι τῷ Μελισσην

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin holding the medallion of Christ. Sigla: ̅ΘΥ̅ : Μήτηρ Θεοῦ. Invocation along the circumference. Border of dots.

θκεοηθει........

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Bust of the kaisar Nikephoros Melissenos wearing a cap with a crown and holding the globus cruciger in his right hand. Along the circumference, an invocation. Border of dots.

νικηφορσα...μελισσην,

Νικηφόρῳ καίσαρι τῷ Μελισσην

Accession number BZS.1958.106.649
Diameter 34.0 mm; field: 27.0 mm