Basil II and Constantine VIII (976-1025)
- Accession Number:
- BZS.1958.106.577 (formerly DO 58.106.577)
DO Seals 6, no. 69.11.
- 33 mm
Half-length representation of Christ bearded, holding a book in the left hand. He has a nimbus cruciger; each arm contains a decoration consisting of two pellets. No sigla visible. Remains of a circular inscription visible at right. Border of dots.
Two figures: at left, a half-length representation of Basil II bearded, wearing a crown with a cross and pendilia and a loros; and at right the faint outline of a half-length representation of Constantine VIII. They hold between them a long patriarchal cross. Circular inscription. Border of dots.
Basil(ios) c(e) Const[anti(nos) b(asilis) R(omaion)].
Basilios ce Constantinos basilis Romaion.
Basil and Constantine, basileis of the Romans.