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Michael VII Doukas (1071–1078)

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.1677
Diameter 32 mm
Field diameter 27 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 6, no. 84.7.

Obverse

Christ seated on a square-backed throne. The upper part of the throne is decorated at left and right with six pellets. He is shown wearing a tunic and himation and 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, wearing a crown with a cross and a loros, an end of which is draped over the left arm. He holds a labarum in the right hand and a globus cruciger in the left. Circular inscription. Border of dots.

ΜΙΧΑΗΛΑΥΤ,ΚΡ,....ΟΔΚ

Μιχαὴλ αὐτ(ο)κρ(ά)[τ(ωρ) Ῥωμ(αίων)] Δούκ(ας).

Translation

Μιχαὴλ αὐτοκράτωρ Ῥωμαίων Δούκας.

Michael Doukas, autokrator of the Romans.

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.1677
Diameter 32 mm
Field diameter 27 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 6, no. 84.7.