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Michael VII Doukas (1071–1078)

 
 

Obverse

Christ seated on a square-backed throne. The upper part of the throne is decorated at left and right with seven pellets. He is shown blessing with the right hand and holding a book in the left. He has a nimbus cruciger; each arm is decorated with one pellet. Sigla at left and right: ΙΣ̅ΧΣ̅ : (ησοῦ)ς Χ(ριστό)ς. Border of dots.

Reverse

Michael VII standing on a round dais and wearing a crown surmounted by a cross and a loros, an end of which is draped over the left wrist. He holds a labarum in the right hand and a globus cruciger in the left. Circular inscription. Border of dots.

ΜΙΧΑ.ΛΑΥΤ,ΚΡ. . .

Μιχα[]λ αὐτ(ο)κρ(ά)[τ(ωρ) Ῥωμ(αίων) Δούκ(ας)]?

Obverse

Christ seated on a square-backed throne. The upper part of the throne is decorated at left and right with seven pellets. He is shown blessing with the right hand and holding a book in the left. He has a nimbus cruciger; each arm is decorated with one pellet. Sigla at left and right: ΙΣ̅ΧΣ̅ : (ησοῦ)ς Χ(ριστό)ς. Border of dots.

Reverse

Michael VII standing on a round dais and wearing a crown surmounted by a cross and a loros, an end of which is draped over the left wrist. He holds a labarum in the right hand and a globus cruciger in the left. Circular inscription. Border of dots.

ΜΙΧΑ.ΛΑΥΤ,ΚΡ. . .

Μιχα[]λ αὐτ(ο)κρ(ά)[τ(ωρ) Ῥωμ(αίων) Δούκ(ας)]?

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.1675
Diameter 32.0 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 6, no. 84.5.

Translation

Μιχαλ αὐτοκράτωρ Ῥωμαίων Δούκας.

Michael Doukas, autokrator of the Romans.