Romanos I, Constantine VII, and Stephen (931–44)
- Accession Number:
- BZS.1958.106.566 (formerly DO 58.106.566)
DO Seals 6, no. 62.2; Zacos–Veglery, no. 68c.
- 31 mm
Half-length representation of Christ, bearded, wearing a tunic and himation. He raises his right hand in blessing and holds a book in his left. He has a cross behind head; each arm is decorated with a heavy line bordered by a row of pellets above and below. Circular inscription. Border of dots.
Three half-length figures, only the center and right visible: at center, in the foreground, Romanos I,with a long, parted beard, wearing a cross-topped crown with a jeweled band and a loros. In the background,: at right, Stephen, beardless wearing a crown surmounted by a cross; at left, Constantine is not visible. Circular inscription. Border of dots.
[Roman(os)], Constan(tinos) ce St(ephanos) b[(asilis) R(omaion)].
Romanos, Constantinos ce Stephanos basilis Romaion.
Romanos, Constantine and Stephen, basileis of the Romans.