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Constantine X, Ducas: December 25, 1059 - May 21, 1067
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Constantinus X Ducas, AV Histamenon Nomisma Scyphate, 1059-1067, Constantinople
+ IhS XIS REX-REVNANTInm
Christ, seated facing on square-backed throne, wearing nimbus cruciger, pallium and colobium, raising right hand in benediction, holding Gospels with left, double border
+ KwN RAC L-O DOVKAC
Constantine X, bearded, standing facing on footstool, wearing crown, saccos and loros, labarum in right hand, globus cruciger in left, double border
24mm x 27mm, 4.21g
SB 1847


Constantinus X Ducas, AV Histamenon Nomisma Scyphate, 1059-1067, Constantinople
+ IhS XIS REX-REVNANTInm
Christ, seated facing on square-backed throne, wearing nimbus cruciger, pallium and colobium, raising right hand in benediction, holding Gospels with left, double border
+ KwN RAC , L '-O DOVKAC
Constantine X, bearded, standing facing on footstool, wearing crown, saccos and loros, labarum in right hand, globus cruciger in left, double border
23mm x 26mm, 4.32g
SB 1847


Constantinus X Ducas, AV Histamenon Nomisma Scyphate, 1059-1067, Constantinople
+ IhS XIS REX-REVNANTInm
Christ, seated facing on square-backed throne, wearing nimbus cruciger, pallium and colobium, raising right hand in benediction, holding Gospels with left, double border
+ KwN RAC , L '-O DOVKAC
Constantine X, bearded, standing facing on footstool, wearing crown, saccos and loros, labarum in right hand, globus cruciger in left, double border
23mm x 26mm, 4.33g
SB 1847


Constantinus X Ducas, AV Histamenon Nomisma Scyphate, 1059-1067, Constantinople
+ I IXS T R-IRX-REςNANTnIm
Christ, seated facing on square-backed throne, wearing nimbus cruciger, pallium and colobium, raising right hand in benediction, holding Gospels with left, double border
+ KωN RAC Λ '-O ΔOVKAC
Constantine X, bearded, standing facing on footstool, wearing crown, saccos and loros, labarum in right hand, globus cruciger in left, double border
24mm x 26mm, 4.47g
SB 1847


Constantinus X Ducas, AV Histamenon Nomisma Scyphate, 1059-1067, Constantinople
+ IhS X RAC +-REςINANhm
Christ, seated facing on square-backed throne, wearing nimbus cruciger, pallium and colobium, raising right hand in benediction, holding Gospels with left, double border
+ KωN RAC Λ '-O ΔOVKAC
Constantine X, bearded, standing facing on footstool, wearing crown, saccos and loros, labarum in right hand, globus cruciger in left, double border
23mm x 27mm, 4.30g
SB 1847


Constantinus X Ducas, AV Histamenon Nomisma Scyphate, 1059-1067, Constantinople
+ IhS (retrograde hS) IXS REX-REςNANTInm
Christ, seated facing on square-backed throne, wearing nimbus cruciger, pallium and colobium, raising right hand in benediction, holding Gospels with left, double border
+ KωN RAC Λ '-O ΔOVKAC
Constantine X, bearded, standing facing on footstool, wearing crown, saccos and loros, labarum with pellet on shaft in right hand, globus cruciger in left, double border
25mm x 27mm, 4.36g
SB 1847


Constantinus X Ducas, AV Histamenon Nomisma Scyphate, 1059-1067, Constantinople
+ IhS XIS REX-REVNANTInm
Christ, seated facing on curved-backed throne, wearing nimbus cruciger, pallium and colobium, raising right hand in benediction, holding Gospels with left, double border
+ KwN RAC , L '-O DOVKAC
The Virgin, nimbate, standing, wearing pallium and maphorium, on right, crowning with right hand Constantine standing at left, wearing divitision and loros, right hand on chest, globus cruciger in left
M in upper field, Q in right field, double border
24mm x 27mm, 4.43g
SB 1848


Constantine X Ducas, AE Follis, 1059-1067, Constantinople
+EMMA_NOVHA
Christ standing facing on footstool, wearing nimbus and holding the book of Gospels, IC XC across fields
EVDKARO +KWNTAK
On left, Eudocia standing facing, wearing modified loros with kite-shaped lower panel and crown with cross and pendilia; on right, Constantine standing facing, wearing modified loros and crown with cross and pendilia, both holding labarum with cross-piece on shaft between them, standing on base and three steps, and each places one hand on heart
SB 1853


Constantine X Ducas, AE Follis, 1059-1067, Constantinople
+EMMA_NOVHA
Christ standing facing on footstool, wearing nimbus and holding the book of Gospels, IC XC across fields
EVΔKARO +KWNTAK
On left, Eudocia standing facing, wearing modified loros with kite-shaped lower panel and crown with cross and pendilia; on right, Constantine standing facing, wearing modified loros and crown with cross and pendilia, both holding labarum with cross-piece on shaft between them, standing on base and three steps, and each places one hand on heart
26mm x 30mm, 6.62g
SB 1853

Note: Dramatic multiple strikes create a ghosted third figure in the center of the reverse and mangles most of the legends on both sides.


Constantine X Ducas, AE Follis, 1059-1067, Constantinople
+EMMA_NOVHA, IC | XC across fields
Bust of Christ facing, wearing nimbus cruciger, pallius and collobium, raising right hand in benediction, book of Gospels in left hand
+KwN RACI_LEVC O DOVK
Bust of Constantine X facing, bearded, wearing crown and loros, cross in right hand, akakia in left
28mm x 31mm, 9.45g
SB 1854