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Constantine Opos, doux (eleventh/twelfth century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God (Episkepsis) orans, with the Child before her. Sigla: Μ̅. : Μήτηρ Θεοῦ. Line border.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. Line border.

αγνη
φυλατ.
κικ̅.
τοπο

Ἅγνη, φύλαττε δουκὶ Κωνσταντίνῳ το Ὤπο

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God (Episkepsis) orans, with the Child before her. Sigla: Μ̅. : Μήτηρ Θεοῦ. Line border.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. Line border.

αγνη
φυλατ.
κικ̅.
τοπο

Ἅγνη, φύλαττε δουκὶ Κωνσταντίνῳ το Ὤπο

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.917
Diameter 18.0 mm; field: 15.0 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 43; Stavros G. Georgiou, "The Byzantine family of Opos: Addenda et corrigenda," Byzantion 83 (2013), no. 14.

Translation

Ἅγνη, φύλαττε δουκὶ Κωνσταντίνῳ το Ὤπο.

Holy one, watch over the doux Constantine Opos.

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