Constantine VII (27 January–6 April 945)
- Accession Number:
- BZS.1958.106.575 (formerly DO 58.106.575)
DO Seals 6, no. 63.2; Zacos–Veglery, no. 70b.
- 32 mm
- 14.52 g
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 nimbus cruciger, each limb of which is decorated with a row of three dots. Remains of a circular inscription at left. Border of dots.
Half-length representation of Constantine VII, wearing a crown with simple pendilia, a jeweled band and a cross. He wears a loros and holds a globus cruciger surmounted by a patriarchal cross in his right hand. Circular inscription. Border of dots.
Cons[tan(tinos)] aut(ocrator) basi[l(eus) R(o)]m(aion).
Constantinos autocrator basileus Romaion.
Constantine, autokrator and basileus of the Romans.