Michael VII Ducas AV Histamenon Nomisma, Near EF, 1071 - 1078 C.E.

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MICHAEL VII DUCAS AV HISTAMENON NOMISMA, CIRCA. 1071 - 1078 C.E.
 
Sear 1868, DOC 2, Near Extremely Fine, dbl. struck on obverse, light perimeter scratches, 28.3mm, 4.35 grams
 
Obverse: Nimbate bust of Jesus, bearded, holding book of Gospels and raising hand in benediction, IC XC in fields

Reverse: Crowned bust of Michael facing, wearing crown and loros, and holding labarum and globus cruciger, +MIX AHΛ RACIΔ OΔ around above

NICE example with lovely toning!