Constantine X Doukas (1065-67)
- Accession Number:
- BZS.1958.106.621 (formerly DO 58.106.621)
DO Seals 6, no. 78.1; Zacos-Veglery no. 88b.
- 32 mm
Christ Emmanuel, seated on a lyre-backed throne, wearing a tunic and himation and holding the right hand in blessing and a book in the left. He has a nimbus cruciger. Sigla at right: [Ἰ(ησοῦ)ς] Χ(ριστό)ς. Circular inscription. Border of dots.
Two standing figures. At the left the emperor Constantine X bearded, wearing a crown with cross and pendilia and a loros holding his right hand before his chest and a globus cruciger in the left hand. At the right the Mother of God, wearing a chiton and maphorion, her right hand raised, touching the emperor's crown in blessing. Her left arm seems to be raised above her shoulder. Sigla between the figures Μ(ήτηρ) [Θ(εοῦ)]. Circular inscription. Border of dots.
κωνασλ . . .
Κων(σταντῖνος) βασ(ι)λ(εὺς) [ὁ Δούκας].
Κωνσταντῖνος βασιλεὺς ὁ Δούκας.
Constantine Doukas, basileus.