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Basil II (976-1025)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.584
Diameter 29 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 6, no. 68.9.

Obverse

Half-length representation of Christ Emmanuel bearded, wearing a tunic and himation. He offers a blessing with his right hand and holds a book in his left. He has a nimbus cruciger with a decoration of two dots on each arm. On either side the sigla: Ἰ(ησοῦ)ς Χ(ριστό)ς. Circular inscription visible at right. Border of dots.

ΝΟΥΗΛ

[Ἐμμα]νουήλ.

Reverse

Half-length representation of Basil II wearing a crown with pendilia and a loros. He holds a globus cruciger in his right hand and an akakia in his left. Note that the cross atop the globus cruciger is decorated with small globules. Border of dots.

A.......CRA,

Ba[sil(ios) auto]crat(or)

Translation

Basil, autocrator

Accession number BZS.1958.106.584
Diameter 29 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 6, no. 68.9.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.584
Diameter 29 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 6, no. 68.9.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1958.106.584
Diameter 29 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 6, no. 68.9.

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