Isaac I Comnenus (1057-1059). AV histamenon nomisma (27mm,...Click the image to load the highest resolution version.
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DescriptionIsaac I Comnenus (1057-1059). AV histamenon nomisma (27mm, 4.46 gm, 5h). NGC Choice AU 4/4 - 4/5, die shift. Constantinople. + IhS XIS RЄX RЄςNANTIhM, Christ Pantocrator enthroned facing on backless throne, with cruciform nimbus, raising right hand in benediction and holding book of Gospels cradled in left arm / + ICΛΛKIOC RΛ CIΛCVC, Isaac standing facing, wearing scale cuirass and military cloak, holding jeweled vexillum in right hand and resting left on sheathed sword. Sear 1844. DOC 1.
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