Romanus IV Diogenes (AD 1068-1071), with Eudocia, Michael ...Click the image to load the highest resolution version.
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DescriptionRomanus IV Diogenes (AD 1068-1071), with Eudocia, Michael VII, Constantius and Andronicus. AV histamenon nomisma scyphate (26mm, 4.43 gm, 7h). NGC AU 5/5 - 4/5. Constantinople. +PΩMAN'-ЄVΔOKIA, Christ standing facing on footstool, wearing nimbus cruciger, pallium and colobium, crowning Romanus IV (on left) and Eudocia (on right), both standing facing, each wearing saccos and loros with globus cruciger in inner hand; IC-XC (barred) on either side of Christ's head; double border / KΩN-MX-ANΔ, Michael VII (in center), Constantius (on left) and Andronicus (on right) all beardless and standing facing on circular footstools, Michael wearing crown, saccos and loros, labarum in left hand, akakia in right; his two brothers each wearing same costume, Constantius with globus cruciger in right hand, akakia in left, Andronicus vice versa; double border. Sear 1859.
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