Alexander and Constantine VII (912–13)
- Accession Number:
- BZS.1955.1.4296 (formerly DO 55.1.4296)
DO Seals 6, no. 55.1; Zacos–Veglery, no. 61.
- 30 mm
- Half of seal is missing.
Half-length representation of Christ, lightly bearded, wearing a tunic and himation. He raises his right hand in blessing and holds in his left a book with a cover decorated with five pellets, two above and below and one in the center. He has a cross behind his head. Remains of a circular inscription at right. Border of dots.
[Iηsus Xris]tus nica.
Two figures, only the left one visible: half-length representation of Alexander, bearded, wearing a crown surmounted by a cross and a loros. He and the missing figure hold between them a labarum. The beginnings of a circular inscription at left Border of dots.
ALEXA. . .
Alexand[dros . . .]
Iηsus Xristus nica.
Alexandros . . .
Jesus Christ conquers.
Alexander . . .