Histamenon of the Augusta Theodora Makrembolitissa
Obv.: Christ standing on square souppedion (Type IVb) facing, bearded, with cross nimbus, wearing tunic and himation; r. hand raised in blessing in sling of cloak, l. holds book, with 5-pellet design on cover, by lower edge. Double border of dots.
Rev.: To l., Theodora standing, facing, wearing crown with pinnacles and pendilia, divitsion, and loros with collar-piece and shield-like ornament; r. hand on breast. To r., the Virgin standing, facing, nimbate, wearing tunic and maphorion and holding l. hand up before body. To l. of her head, M, to r., Theta (both overlined). Between them they hold labarum with patterning, pellet on shaft, with pellet below. Double border of dots.
reverse die axis 6 o'clock