John I Zimisces. 969-976 AD. AR Miliaresion, Constantinople mint. Obv. + IhSVS XRI-STVS nICA. Cross crosslet set on globus above two steps; in central medallion, crowned bust of John facing. Rev. + IWANN´ / En XW VTO/CRAT EVSEb´ / bASILVS´ / RWmAIW´ in 5 lines. D.O. 7; Sear 1792. 2.38 g. 21.00 mm. Pleasant old cabinet tone, with iridescent hues. VF.