Vessels Of Time
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Nicephorus III Botaniates 1078-81 A.D.
Obverse: Three-quarter lenght figure of Christ standing facing wearing nimbus crusifir, pallium and colobium. Raising right hand in benediction, left hand on book of Gospels, in field to left IC over large star, to right XC over large star. Reverse: Cross with globule at each extremity, at centre circle containing star of eight rays, in the angles C-O / N-A.
Item Name: Nicephorus III
Item Number: BZ 9 SOLD
MAURICE TIBERIUS, 582-602 a.d.
Obverse: DN MAVRIC TIBER PP AVG, Bust facing, wearing crown with trefoil ornament and consular robes, mappa in right hand, eagle-tipped sceptre in left. Reverse: Large M, ANNO left, cross above, regal year x / IIII right, officina letter r center. THEUP in ex.
Item Name: Maurice Tiberius
Item Number: BZ 26 SOLD
CONSTANTINE V, 741-775 A.D.
Obverse: Constantine V bearded on left, Leo IV beardless on right, standing facing, each wearing crown and chlamys and holding akakia, cross between heads. Reverse: Leo III, bearded standing facing wearing crown and chlamys and holding cross potent.
AE 21mm Decanummium, 4.4 Grams, Sear 436, BMC 47-53 , Constantinople Mint
TIBERIUS II CONSTANTINE , 578-582 A.D.
Obverse: OM Tib CONSTAN PP AVI, Crowned, draped and cuirassed bust facing. Reverse: Large X ,cross above.
Item Name: Tiberius II Constantine
ISSAAC II 1185-1195 A.D.
Obverse: The Virgin enthroned facing, nimbate and wearing pallium and maphorium. Reverse: Isaac facing wearing crown divitision and loros and Sagion. Holds cruciform sceptre and akakia.
Item Name: Isaac II
Item Number: BZ 22 SOLD
LEO VI, 886-912 A.D.
Obverse: LEONbA SILVSROM, Facing half-length portrait with short beard, wearing modified loros and crown with cross. Reverse: LEON ENOEOBA SILEVSP OMEON in four lines.
Item Name: Leo VI
Item Number: BZ 8 SOLD
AE 20mm , 4.8 Grams, Sear 1013, BMC 235-41
CONSTANS II , 641-668 A.D.
Obverse: Bust of Constans facing with long beard, wearing plumed helmet and holding globus cruciger. K in right field. Reverse: Large M surmounted by facing bust of Constantine IV, to left facing bust of Heraclius and to right Tiberius. They each wear crown and chlamys and hold globus cruciger.
Item Name: Constans II
AE 13mm Half Tetarteron, 0.8 Grams, Sear 1979, BMC 79-82
MANUEL I , 1143 -1180 A.D.
Obverse: Monogram (#58 Sear). Reverse: Bust of Manuel facing beardless wearing crown and loros. Holding labarum and globus cruciger.
Item Name: Manuel I