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Michael VII Doukas (1071–1078)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.601
Diameter 33 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 6, no. 84.10.

Obverse

Christ seated on a square-backed throne, wearing a tunic and himation and blessing with the right hand and holding a book in the left. He has a nimbus cruciger; each arm is decorated with one pellet. Remains of sigla: Χ̅. : [Ἰ(ησοῦ)ς] Χ(ριστό)[ς]. Border of dots.

Reverse

Michael VII standing on a round dais and wearing a crown with a cross and a loros, an end of which is draped over the left wrist. He holds a labarum in the right hand and a globus cruciger in the left. Circular inscription. Border of dots.

ΜΙΧΑΗΛΑΥ..ΚΡΑ......ΔΚ,

Μιχαὴλ αὐ[το]κρά[τ(ω)ρ Ῥωμ(αίων) ὁ] Δούκ(ας).

Translation

Μιχαὴλ αὐτοκράτωρ Ῥωμαίων ὁ Δούκας.

Michael Doukas, autokrator of the Romans.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.601
Diameter 33 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 6, no. 84.10.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.601
Diameter 33 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 6, no. 84.10.

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