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Constantine X Doukas (1059-67)

 
 

Obverse

Half-length representation of Christ Emmanuel, bearded, wearing a tunic and himation and holding the right hand in blessing and a book in the left hand. He is depicted with a long face framed by an oval-shaped nimbus cruciger; each arm contains a decoration consisting of five pellets. Sigla at left and right: (ησοῦ)ς Χ(ριστό)ς. Circular inscription. Border of dots.

ΕΜΜΑΝΟΥΗΛ

[μμα]νουήλ.

Reverse

The emperor Constantine X bearded standing, wearing a crown with a cross and pendilia and a loros, one end of which is draped over the left wrist. He holds a labarum in the right hand. Circular inscription. Border of dots.

κων.σιλευσρωμα...οδκ,

Κων(σταντῖνος) β[α]σιλεὺς Ῥωμα[ίων] Δούκ(ας).

Obverse

Half-length representation of Christ Emmanuel, bearded, wearing a tunic and himation and holding the right hand in blessing and a book in the left hand. He is depicted with a long face framed by an oval-shaped nimbus cruciger; each arm contains a decoration consisting of five pellets. Sigla at left and right: (ησοῦ)ς Χ(ριστό)ς. Circular inscription. Border of dots.

ΕΜΜΑΝΟΥΗΛ

[μμα]νουήλ.

Reverse

The emperor Constantine X bearded standing, wearing a crown with a cross and pendilia and a loros, one end of which is draped over the left wrist. He holds a labarum in the right hand. Circular inscription. Border of dots.

κων.σιλευσρωμα...οδκ,

Κων(σταντῖνος) β[α]σιλεὺς Ῥωμα[ίων] Δούκ(ας).

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.1668 (formerly Fogg 1668)
Diameter 34.0 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 6, no. 77.8.

Translation

Κωνσταντῖνος βασιλεὺς Ῥωμαίων Δούκας.

Constantine Doukas, basileus of the Romans.