Michael VII Ducas Histamenon Nomisma, VF+/VF, 1071 - 1078 C.E. SOLD

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MICHAEL VII DUCAS EL HISTAMENON NOMISMA, CIRCA. 1071 - 1078 C.E.
 
Sear 1868, DOC 2d, VF+/VF, some perimeter grafitti, 29.7mm, 4.24 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

Nicely centered and struck, electrum tone with deeper gold highlights.