Basil I (ca. 868)
- Accession Number:
- BZS.1958.106.500 (formerly DO 58.106.500)
DO Seals 6 no. 50.1; Zacos–Veglery, no. 57.
- 30 mm
- 27 mm
- 16.37 g
- Two holes.
Half-length representation of Christ, bearded, wearing a tunic and himation. He raises his right hand in blessing and holds in his left a book with a cover ornamented with four rows of pellets. He has a cross behind his head. Circular inscription. Border of dots.
- Catalogue of Byzantine Seals at Dumbarton Oaks and in the Fogg Museum of Art, Volume 6: Emperors, Patriarchs of Constantinople, Addenda
- Byzantine Lead Seals, vol. 1
- Catalogue of the Byzantine Coins in the Dumbarton Oaks Collection and in the Whittemore Collection, vol. 3, Leo III to Nicephorus III (717–1081)