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Theodora (1055–1056)

Accession number BZS.1961.20
Diameter 27 mm
Field diameter 27 mm

Obverse

Half-length representation of Christ Emmanuel, bearded, wearing a tunic and himation and holding the right hand in blessing and a book in the left. He has a nimbus cruciger; each arm contains a decoration consisting of five pellets. Sigla at left and right: (ησοῦ)ς Χ(ριστό)ς. Circular inscription. Border of dots.

[Ἐμ]μανουήλ.

Reverse

Half-length representation of Theodora, wearing an elaborate crown with a cross, four flower–tipped spikes, and pendilia, and a loros with a jeweled collar. She is shown holding a labarum in her right hand and a globus surmounted by a trefoil in her left. Circular inscription. Border of dots.

Θεοδώρα αὐγο[ύστα]

Translation

Θεοδώρα αὐγούστα

Theodora, augusta

Accession number BZS.1961.20
Diameter 27 mm
Field diameter 27 mm

Bibliography

Accession number BZS.1961.20
Diameter 27 mm
Field diameter 27 mm

Notes

Accession number BZS.1961.20
Diameter 27 mm
Field diameter 27 mm

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