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Basil II and Constantine VIII (976-1025)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.571 (formerly DO 58.106.571)
Diameter 33 mm
Condition Corroded.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 6, no. 69.10.

Obverse

Very faint half-length representation of Christ. One can discern the right arm of a nimbus cruciger decorated with a row of two pellets. No epigraphy or border visible.

Reverse

Two figures: at left, a half-length representation of Basil II bearded, wearing a crown with a cross and pendilia; and at right a half-length representation of Constantine VIII wearing a crown with a cross and pendilia. They hold between them a long patriarchal cross. Circular inscription. Border of dots.

..A.ILC.OSA.....

[B]a[s]il(ios) c(e) [C]onsta[nti(nos) b(asilis) R(omaion)].

Translation

Basilios ce Constantinos basilis Romaion.

Basil and Constantine, basileis of the Romans.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.571 (formerly DO 58.106.571)
Diameter 33 mm
Condition Corroded.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 6, no. 69.10.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.571 (formerly DO 58.106.571)
Diameter 33 mm
Condition Corroded.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 6, no. 69.10.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1958.106.571 (formerly DO 58.106.571)
Diameter 33 mm
Condition Corroded.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 6, no. 69.10.

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