A very rare seal of Basil II Bulgaroktonos with Constantine VIII
Lot 1547
Basil II Bulgaroktonos, with Constantine VIII, 976-1025. Seal (Lead, 27 mm, 22.12 g, 12 h). [+ЄΜΜΑ] - ΝΟЧΗΛ / IC - XC Bust of Christ Emmanuel facing, with cross-nimbus containing five pellets in each arm, wearing tunic and himation, his right hand in folds and holding book of Gospels in his left. Rev. [+ bASIL COҺST]AҺTI bA Crowned half-length busts of Basil II, wearing loros, and Constantine VIII, wearing chlamys, holding long patriarchal cross between them. BLS I 76. Very rare. Minor scuffs, otherwise, very fine.


Ex Leu Web Auction 4, 24 June 2018, 1270.
Starting price:
100 CHF
Hammer price:
750 CHF
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Closing time: 24-Feb-19, 18:49:30 CEST
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