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Michael VII Doukas (1071–1078)

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4335
Diameter 35 mm
Condition Corroded. Oval-shaped.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 6, no. 84.2. For similar specimens, see Likhachev, Molivdovuly, pl. LXXVII, nos. 11 and 12.

Obverse

Outline of Christ seated on a square-backed throne. Epigraphy visible at right: ΧΣ̅ : [Ἰ(ησοῦ)ς] Χ(ριστό)ς. Border of dots.

Reverse

Michael VII standing on a rectangular dais and wearing a crown and a loros, an end of which is draped over the left wrist. He holds a labarum (?) in the right hand and a globus cruciger in the left. Circular inscription. Border of dots.

ΜΙΧΑΗ,ΑΥ......ρμοδκα,

Μιχαὴ(λ) αὐ[τοκράτ(ωρ)] Ῥωμ(αίων) Δούκα(ς).

Translation

Μιχαὴλ αὐτοκράτωρ Ῥωμαίων Δούκας.

Michael Doukas, autokrator of the Romans.

Commentary

The inscription on the reverse is restored on the basis of BZS.1951.31.5.1678 and the Likhachev specimens.

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4335
Diameter 35 mm
Condition Corroded. Oval-shaped.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 6, no. 84.2. For similar specimens, see Likhachev, Molivdovuly, pl. LXXVII, nos. 11 and 12.

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4335
Diameter 35 mm
Condition Corroded. Oval-shaped.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 6, no. 84.2. For similar specimens, see Likhachev, Molivdovuly, pl. LXXVII, nos. 11 and 12.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4335
Diameter 35 mm
Condition Corroded. Oval-shaped.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 6, no. 84.2. For similar specimens, see Likhachev, Molivdovuly, pl. LXXVII, nos. 11 and 12.

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