Romanos I and Constantine VII (931–44)
- Accession Number:
- BZS.1960.125.1729 (formerly DO 60.125.1729)
DO Seals 6, no. 61.2.
- 29 mm
- 12.59 g
Half-length representation of Christ. He has a cross behind his head; other details are indistinct. Portion of circular inscription visible at left. Border of dots.
Two half-length figures: at left, Constantine VII, beardless, wearing a crown with a cross and a loros; at right, Romanos I, bearded and larger than Constantine, wearing a crown with a cross. They appear to hold between them a long (patriarchal?) cross. Remains of an inscription along the circumference at left and right.
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[R]om[an(os) et Consta]n(tinos) b(asilis) R(omaion).
Romanos et Constantinos basilis Romaion.
Romanos and Constantine, basileis of the Romans.