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Constantine X Doukas (1059-67)

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4325 (formerly DO 55.1.4325)
Diameter 34 mm
Condition Corroded.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 6, no. 77.4.

Obverse

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

....ΝΟ...

[Ἐμμα]νο[υήλ].

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. Circular inscription. Border of dots.

κων....λ...ρωμαιωνοδ.κ,

Κων(σταντῖνος) [βασι]λ[εὺς] Ῥωμαίων Δ[ού]κ(ας).

Translation

Κωνσταντῖνος βασιλεὺς Ῥωμαίων Δούκας.

Constantine Doukas, basileus of the Romans.

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4325 (formerly DO 55.1.4325)
Diameter 34 mm
Condition Corroded.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 6, no. 77.4.