Byzantine bronze trachy, Isaac II Angelus 1185-95
Virgin seated on a throne, facing, holding a nimbate head of the infant Christ facing [MP ThV”] / Issac standing facing, holding a cruciform scepter and akakia. [I/CAA/KI/OC DEC/PO/TH/C]
Scyphates are very interesting!
Explore these Byzantine “cup coins” – you will be pleased!