BYZANTINE SEALS, Imperial. Michael VII Ducas, 1071-1078. Seal or Bulla (Lead, 31 mm, 27.06 g, 12 h), an imperial bulla, used for official documents. IC XC Christ Pantokrator, seated facing on a square-backed throne, bearded, nimbate, and wearing a tunic and himation, raising his right hand in benediction and holding book of gospels in his left; border of dots. Rev. +ΜΙΧΑΗ ΑVΤΟ - ΚΡΑΤ ΡΩΜ Ο ΔΟΥΚΑC Bearded figure of Michael standing facing, wearing crown with cross and pendilia, divitision, and loros, and holding labarum in his right hand and globus cruciger in his left. DOCBS 84, 12. Seibt I, 25. Zacos & Veglery I, 1, 35c. Uncleaned deposits in both sides, otherwise, nearly very fine.
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