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Constantine IX Monomachos (1042-55)

Accession Number:
BZS.1958.106.627 (formerly DO 58.106.627)

Previous Editions

DO Seals 6, no. 73.5; Zacos-Veglery no. 79c.

Details

Diameter:
36 mm
Field:
28 mm

Obverse

Constantine IX Monomachos (1042-55)

Half-length representation of Christ bearded, wearing a tunic and himation and holding the right hand in blessing and in the left hand a book ornamented in center of the cover with two pellets. 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ΝΟΥΗΛ

Ἐμμανουήλ.

Reverse

Constantine IX Monomachos (1042-55)

Half-length representation of Constantine IX bearded, wearing a crown with a cross and pendilia and a loros. He is shown holding a long cross scepter in the right hand and a globus cruciger in the left. Circular inscription. Border of dots.

SAAO.R..

Cωnstant(inos) auto[c]r[at(or)].

 

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