Constantine X Ducas AV Nomisma 1059-1067AD Christ Constantinople
Constantine X AV Ducas Nomisma 1059-1067AD minted at Constantinople
Obverse shows a facing figure of Christ.
Constantine X was the son of Andronikos Doukas, a Paphlagonian nobleman, who is thought to have served as governor within Moesia. Constantine gained influential power after marrying his second wife, Eudokia Makrembolitissa, who was a niece of the Patriarch of Constantinople, Michael Keroularios. He succeeded Isaac I Komnenos, but faced much military and public opposition towards his system of rule.
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