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Constantine X Doukas (1059-67)

 
 

Obverse

Christ seated on a lyre-backed throne, wearing a tunic and himation and holding the right hand in blessing and a book in the left. No clear remains of epigraphy visible. Indeterminate border.

Reverse

Two figures: at left, the emperor Constantine X standing, holding the right hand before his chest and a globus cruciger in the left; and at right the Virgin standing, her right hand uplifted and touching the emperor’s crown in blessing. Sigla between them, above: Μ(ήτηρ) [Θ(εο)]. Faint traces of a circular inscription. Indeterminate border. The Virgin stands much taller than the emperor.

Obverse

Christ seated on a lyre-backed throne, wearing a tunic and himation and holding the right hand in blessing and a book in the left. No clear remains of epigraphy visible. Indeterminate border.

Reverse

Two figures: at left, the emperor Constantine X standing, holding the right hand before his chest and a globus cruciger in the left; and at right the Virgin standing, her right hand uplifted and touching the emperor’s crown in blessing. Sigla between them, above: Μ(ήτηρ) [Θ(εο)]. Faint traces of a circular inscription. Indeterminate border. The Virgin stands much taller than the emperor.

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4328 (formerly DO 55.1.4328)
Diameter 30.0 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 6, no. 78.4.