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Constantine IX Monomachos (1042-55)

Accession number BZS.1947.2.350
Diameter 31 mm
Condition Corroded.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 6, no. 73.13.

Obverse

Half-length representation of Christ Emmanuel, wearing a tunic and himation. He has a nimbus cruciger; each arm contains a decoration consisting of five pellets. Sigla visible at right: [(ησοῦ)ς] Χ(ριστό)ς. Remains of a circular inscription. Border of dots.

....ΝΟΥΗΛ

[Ἐμμα]νουήλ

Reverse

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

......AIA.....A

[Cωnst]antin(os) a[utocr]at(or).

Translation

Cωnstantinos autocrator

Constantine, autocrator.

Accession number BZS.1947.2.350
Diameter 31 mm
Condition Corroded.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 6, no. 73.13.