Lot 2992: Ancient Byzantine Coins - Nicephorus II Phocas - Cross on Globe Milliaresion
December 10, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 963-969 AD. Constantinople mint. Obv: +IhSUS XPISTUS NICA legend and star with cross crosslet on globe on two steps, in the centre of which is a four-lobed medallion containing facing crowned bust of Nicephorus with short beard, wearing loros, all within triple border interspersed with eight globes. Rev: + nICHF En XW AVTOCRAT EVSEb bASILEVS RWMAIW legend in five lines, cross of dots above and below, all within triple border interspersed with eight globes. DOC 6; SB 1781. 2.82 grams. . Ex CNG sale 373, lot 744. [No Reserve]
Condition Report: Extremely fine, pierced.