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 (30mm, 4.28 gm, 6h). NGC XF 4/5 - 3/5, light graffiti. 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 above pelleted ground line, Michael wearing crown with pendilia, saccos and loros, labarum in right hand, akakia in left; his two brothers each wearing same costume, Constantius with globus cruciger in right hand, akakia in left, Andronicus vice versa; double border. Sear 1861.
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