Eudokia (1067 or 1071)
DO Seals 6 no. 80.1; Zacos-Veglery no. 89
The Mother of God standing, wearing a chiton and maphorion with a medallion of Christ on her chest. Sigla at left and right, Μή(τη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.
The empress Eudokia standing, wearing a crown with two triangular projections and double pendilia. She wears a divitision with wide, hanging sleeves, and a loros. She holds a long cross scepter in her right hand and holds her left. before her chest. Circular inscription, beginning at 7 o’clock. Border of dots.
[Ε]ὐδο[κία] εὐσεβεστάτη αὐγούστα.
This seal should probably be assigned to either her first regency (May–December 1067) or her second (August–October 1071). The Mother of God is of the Episkepsis ("shelter") type, an art historical term for the Mother of God shown orans with Christ before her.