ID number: BIRBI-B5422
Object type: Coin
Institution: The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection: P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector: Whitting, Philip D.; Stewart, James R.
Maker: Romanos IV Diogenes; Eudokia Makrembolitissa; Michael VII; Konstantios Doukas; Andronikos Doukas; Constantinople
Place made: Eurasia: Istanbul
Date made: 1068-1071
Diameter (cm): 2.75
Weight (g): 4.42
Axis (degrees): 180.00
Provenance: Whitting G1397, ex. James R Stewart collection, 30th January 1968, previously A. H. Baldwin, 1945.
Description: Obverse: Three figures standing facing on separate cushions; in centre, Michael VII, large, wearing modified loros with loros-waist and crown with cross and pendilia, holding in r. hand a labarum-headed sceptre and in l. hand akakia; To l. similar figure of Constantius, holding globus cruciger in r. hand and akakia in l. hand; to r. Andronikos, similar, but akakia in r. hand and globus cruciger in l. hand; double border of dots. Reverse: Three figures standing on square footstool, nimbate, wearing tunic and himation, crowning Romanos on l. and Eudokia on r.; Romanos wears modified loros and crown with cross and pendilia, holds l. hand on breast, holds globus cruciger in l. hand; Eudokia wears modified loros with kite-shaped panel and crown with pinnacles and pendilia, holds globus cruciger in r. and l. hand on breast; double border of dots.
Inscriptions: Obverse: KWN MX ANΔ (Constantius, Michael, Andronikos) Reverse: +PWMANS ЄVΔKЧIIΛ (Romanos [and] Eudokia, empress) IC XC (Jesus Christ)
Bibliography: DOC III.2.1.1