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    Empress Eudocia

    Eudocia (AD 1067), with Michael VII and Constantius. AV histamenon nomisma (29mm, 4.41 gm, 6h). NGC MS 5/5 - 4/5. Constantinople, May-December AD 1067. +IhS XIS RЄIX RЄGINANTIhIm, Christ Pantocrator enthroned facing on straight-backed throne, holding book of Gospels / +MIX ЄV-ΔK-S KΩNS, Eudocia, wearing pinnacle crown, saccos, and loros, and holding jeweled scepter in right hand, standing facing on footstool, flanked by sons Michael and Constantius, each holding globus cruciger and akakia. DOC 1. Sear 1857. Rare! Minor edge split at 6:00, otherwise cleanly struck with detailed figures on both sides.

    Eudocia was the daughter of the powerful Patriarch of Constantinople Michael Cerularius. In 1059 she married the newly crowned emperor Constantine X, an elderly civil servant ill-suited to the succession of military crises that soon plagued the Empire. When Constantine died in May 1067, Eudocia assumed the regency for her two sons, Michael VII and Constantius. The mounting crises soon forced her to marry a distinguished general, Romanus Diogenes, who ascended the throne as Romanus IV on 1 January 1068. The coinage of Eudocia as senior ruler is quite limited. 


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