A beautiful seal of Constantine IX Monomachus
Lot 1874
Constantine IX Monomachus, 1042-1055. Seal (Lead, 36 mm, 35.87 g, 12 h). +ЄΜΜΑ-ΝΟVΗΛ / IC - XC Bust of Christ 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. CωnSTAnTI - AVOCRAT R Bust of Constantine IX facing, wearing loros and crown with pendilia, holding long cross in his right hand and globus cruciger in his left. DO 73. Zacos/Veglery 79. A superb portrait of Christ on a large and heavy imperial seal. Very fine.
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