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Constantine Opos, kouropalates (twelfth century)

Accession Number:
BZS.1958.106.2883

Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 927.

Details

Diameter:
26 mm
Condition:
Struck off-center.

Obverse

Constantine Opos, kouropalates (twelfth century)

Bust of the Mother of God (Episkepsis) orans, the medallion of Christ before her. Sigla: .ρ̅θυ̅ : Μήτηρ Θεοῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Constantine Opos, kouropalates (twelfth century)

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

θκ̅ε
σκεπησμ,
τοσοικε
τ,κροπα̅
κ̅̅ν̅το
πο

Θεοτόκε σκέπης με το σῷ οἰκέτ κουροπαλάτῃ Κωνσταντίνῳ το Ὤπο

Translation

Θεοτόκε σκέπης με το σῷ οἰκέτῃ κουροπαλάτῃ Κωνσταντίνῳ το Ὤπο.

Theotokos, protect me, your servant the kouropalates Constantine Opos.

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