Michael VII Doukas (1071–1078)
- Accession Number:
- BZS.1922.214.171.1244 (formerly Fogg 1674)
DO Seals 6 no. 84.4.
- 31 mm
- 27 mm
- 23.74 g
Christ seated on a square-backed throne. The upper part of the throne is decorated at left and right with seven pellets. He is shown wearing a tunic and himation and blessing with the right hand and holding a book in the left. The cover of the book is decorated in the center with a large pellet. He has a nimbus cruciger; each arm is decorated with one pellet. Sigla at left and right: Ἰ(ησοῦ)ς Χ(ριστό)ς. Border of dots.
Michael VII standing on a dais and wearing a crown with a cross and a loros, an end of which is draped over the left wrist and ornamented with four dots. He holds a labarum in the right hand and a globus cruciger in the left. Circular inscription. Border of dots.
Μιχαὴλ αὐτ(ο)κρ(ά)τ(ωρ) Ῥωμ(αίων) ὁ Δούκ(ας).
Μιχαὴλ αὐτοκράτωρ Ῥωμαίων ὁ Δούκας.
Michael Doukas, autokrator of the Romans.