Nicephorus III, Class I Anonymous Follis
1078-1081 A.D.
Overstruck on the obverse of an earlier issue with the emperor's loros visible in the obverse left field
Constantinople mint.
Obv: IC-XC to left and right of nimbate bust of Christ facing, raising right hand and holding scroll in left.
Rev: cross with X in centre, globe and two dots at each end, small crescent at upper left and upper right, floral ornament at lower left and lower right.
Very fine.
Literature: Sear 1889; DOC I. 1-64.

Price: 35.00

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