Constantine IX Monomachos (1042-55)
- Accession Number:
- BZS.1958.106.631 (formerly DO 58.106.631)
DO Seals 6, no. 73.11.
- 29 mm
- 28 mm
- Blank too small for dies.
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 with a cover ornamented in center with two pellets. He has a nimbus cruciger; each arm contains a decoration consisting of five pellets. Sigla at left and right: Ἰ(ησοῦ)ς Χ(ριστό)ς. Circular inscription. Border of dots.
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.
[Cωnst(a)n(tinos)] autocr(ator) au(gustus) R(o)m(aion).
Cωnstantinos autocrator augustus Romaion.
Constantine, autocrator (and) augustus of the Romans.