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Michael VII Doukas (1071–1078)

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.1678
Diameter 37 mm
Field diameter 27 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 6, no. 84.12.

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 hand. He has a nimbus cruciger; each arm is decorated with one pellet. Sigla at left and right: ΙΣ̅ΧΣ̅ : (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.

.ΜΙΧΑΗΛΑΥΤΟΚΡΑΤ,ΡΩΜ,ΟΔΚΑ,

Μιχαὴ(λ) αὐτοκράτ(ωρ) Ῥωμ(αίων) Δούκα(ς).

Translation

Μιχαὴλ αὐτοκράτωρ Ῥωμαίων Δούκας.

Michael Doukas, autokrator of the Romans.

Commentary

On this seal, BZS.1948.17.3819, BZS.1951.31.5.1673, Michael’s Christian name is abbreviated.

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.1678
Diameter 37 mm
Field diameter 27 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 6, no. 84.12.

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.1678
Diameter 37 mm
Field diameter 27 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 6, no. 84.12.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.1678
Diameter 37 mm
Field diameter 27 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 6, no. 84.12.

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