Michael IV the Paphlagonian (1034-41)
DO Seals 6 no. 72.1; Zacos-Veglery no. 78
Half-length representation of Christ wearing a tunic and himation and holding a book. He has a nimbus cruciger; each arm contains a decoration consisting of five pellets. Sigla visible at left and right: Ἰ(ησοῦ)ς Χ(ριστό)ς. Circular inscription. Border of dots.
Michael’s visage is very similar to its depiction on coins.