Nicephorus II Phocas, 963-969 AD. AR Miliaresion.

Ancient Coins - Nicephorus II Phocas, 963-969 AD. AR Miliaresion.
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Nicephorus II Phocas,
Silver Miliaresion (23 mm; 3.0 gm).
Constantinople

Nice example, but unfortunately holed at 6 o'clock on obverse.

An EF example of this coin recently sold� for $500
plus fees at the Gemini III auction, January 9, 2007, Lot #545.

Obv: +IhSuS XRIStuS nICA ; Cross crosslet on globus above two steps, medallion of four lobes containing facing bust of Nicephorus II with short beard, wearing crown and loros and dividing inscription n / I | C / F at center, triple border ornamented with eight equally spaced globules
Rev: + nICHF' / En Xw AVtO / CRAt' EvSEb' / bASILEVS / RwmAIw' ; Legend in five lines, - + - above and below, triple border ornamented with eight equally spaced globules

SB 1781
Price SKU: 1945
US$ 77.00
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