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Constantine X Doukas (1059-67)

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4324 (formerly DO 55.1.4324)
Diameter 31 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 6, no. 77.3.

Obverse

Half-length representation of Christ Emmanuel, bearded, wearing a tunic and himation and holding the right hand in blessing and a book in the left. 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

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.

.....ασιλευσρωμαιωνοδκ,

[Κων(σταντῖνος) β]ασιλεὺς Ῥωμαίων Δούκ(ας).

Translation

Κωνσταντῖνος βασιλεὺς Ῥωμαίων Δούκας.

Constantine Doukas, basileus of the Romans.

Commentary

One can discern on the labarum a decoration consisting of a cross with a pellet in each quarter.

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4324 (formerly DO 55.1.4324)
Diameter 31 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 6, no. 77.3.

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4324 (formerly DO 55.1.4324)
Diameter 31 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 6, no. 77.3.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4324 (formerly DO 55.1.4324)
Diameter 31 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 6, no. 77.3.

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