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Romanos III Argyros (1028-34)

 
 

Obverse

Half-length representation of Christ 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.

...AΝΟΥΗΛ

[Ἐμμ]ανουήλ.

Reverse

Half-length representation of Romanos III wearing a crown and a loros and holding a globus cruciger in the right hand and a cross decorated with a pellet at each end in the left. Circular inscription. Border of dots.

RΩM.......OCR..

Rωm[anos aut]ocr[at(or)].

Obverse

Half-length representation of Christ 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.

...AΝΟΥΗΛ

[Ἐμμ]ανουήλ.

Reverse

Half-length representation of Romanos III wearing a crown and a loros and holding a globus cruciger in the right hand and a cross decorated with a pellet at each end in the left. Circular inscription. Border of dots.

RΩM.......OCR..

Rωm[anos aut]ocr[at(or)].

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.1663 (formerly Fogg 1663)
Diameter 33.0 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 6, no. 70.4.