John III Doukas (1222-54)
DO Seals 6 no. 102.1; Zacos-Veglery, no. 117.
Christ standing, wearing a tunic and himation and holding the right hand in blessing and in the left a stylized book decorated with a cross. He has a nimbus cruciger; each arm is decorated with a pellet in the center and two dots above and below. Sigla at left and right: Ἰ(ησοῦ)ς Χ(ριστό)ς. Inscription in a column at right. Border of dots.
[ὁ Χαλ]κίτης (Chalkites).
Zacos (Seals 2, no. 772) has edited the seal of a certain Aaron on which a standing figure of Christ is accompanied by vertical inscriptions identifying him as Ἰησοῦς Χριστὸς ὁ Χαλκίτης.
For a different type of seal belonging to John III Doukas, with two variations, see Zacos-Veglery, no. 118.