Constantine VII (945–59)
- Accession Number:
- BZS.1958.106.533 (formerly DO 58.106.533)
DO Seals 6, no. 64.1.
- 33 mm
- Half of seal is missing.
Half-length representation of Christ, bearded, wearing a tunic and himation, and holding a book in his left hand. He has a nimbus cruciger, each limb of which is decorated with a row of three dots above and below a solid line. Remains of a circular inscription at right. Border of dots.
Half-length representation of Constantine VII, wearing a crown with a jeweled band and cross and a loros, and holding in his right hand a globus cruciger surmounted by a possibly patriarchal cross. Circular inscription. Border of dots.
COSAI . . .
Constanti[n(os) autocrat(or) basil(eus) R(o)m(aion)].
Constantinos autocrator basileus Romaion.
Constantine, autokrator and basileus of the Romans.