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Constantine X Doukas (1059-67)

Accession Number:
BZS.1958.106.622 (formerly DO 58.106.622)

Previous Editions

DO Seals 6, no. 77.5.

Details

Diameter:
33 mm

Obverse

Constantine X Doukas (1059-67)

Half-length representation of Christ Emmanuel, bearded, wearing a tunic and himation and holding the right hand in blessing and in the left a book, the cover ornamented in center with a cross. He has a 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..ΥΗΛ

Ἐμμα[νο]υήλ.

Reverse

Constantine X Doukas (1059-67)

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 and an akakia in the left. Circular inscription. Border of dots.

κω.ασιλευσρωμαιωνοδκˊ

Κω[ν(σταντῖνος)] βασιλεὺς Ῥωμαίων Δούκ(ας).

Translation

Κωνσταντῖνος βασιλεὺς Ῥωμαίων Δούκας.

Constantine Doukas, basileus of the Romans.

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