Romanos III Argyros (1028-34)
- Accession Number:
- BZS.1922.214.171.1244 (formerly Fogg 1664)
DO Seals 6, no. 71.1.
- 35 mm
- 34 mm
- 27.57 g
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 et left and right: Ἰ(ησοῦ)ς Χ(ριστό)ς. Circular inscription. Border of dots.
Half-length representation of Romanos III wearing a crown with a cross and pendilia and a loros. He holds a labarum with an imperial portrait in center in the right hand and a globus surmounted by a patriarchal cross in the left. Circular inscription. Border of dots.