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Basil II and Constantine VIII (976-1025)

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4311 (formerly DO 55.1.4311)
Diameter 29 mm
Condition Half missing.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 6, no. 69.9.

Obverse

Half-length representation of Christ bearded, wearing a tunic and himation and holding a book in the left hand. He has a nimbus cruciger; each arm contains a decoration consisting of a row of two pellets. The dimensions of the representation are unusually large; Christ’s face and body fill most of the field. Sigla visible at right: [(ησοῦ)ς] Χ(ριστό)ς. Remains of a circular inscription at right. Border of dots.

.......ΗΛ

[Ἐμμανου]ήλ.

Reverse

Two figures (only one visible): at left, a half-length representation of Basil II bearded, wearing a crown with a cross and pendilia and a loros. He holds with the missing figure at right a long patriarchal cross. No epigraphy visible. Border of dots.

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4311 (formerly DO 55.1.4311)
Diameter 29 mm
Condition Half missing.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 6, no. 69.9.

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4311 (formerly DO 55.1.4311)
Diameter 29 mm
Condition Half missing.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 6, no. 69.9.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4311 (formerly DO 55.1.4311)
Diameter 29 mm
Condition Half missing.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 6, no. 69.9.

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