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John (Doukas), caesar (eleventh century)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.5635
Diameter 30 mm
Previous Editions

Zacos-Veglery, no. 2683b.

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God, nimbate, holding before her the medallion of the Christ child. Sigla to both sides: ̄θῡ: Μήτηρ Θεοῦ. Circular inscription within border of dots.

ΘΚΕΟΗ....ΣΟΥΛ

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Bust of the caesar John Doukas, with forked beard, wearing a jeweled crown surmounted by a cross, a divitision, and a chlamys fastened at the right shoulder, and holding a cross in his right hand. Circular inscription within border of dots.

Ι̄Τ..........ΑΤ,ΚΑΙΣΑΡ,

Ἰωάννῃ τῷ εὐτυχεστάτ καίσαρι

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Ἰωάννῃ τῷ εὐτυχεστάτῳ καίσαρι.

Theotokos, help your servant John, the most fortunate caesar.

Commentary

See the commentary to the parallel listed below.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.5635
Diameter 30 mm
Previous Editions

Zacos-Veglery, no. 2683b.

Bibliography

Accession number BZS.1958.106.5635
Diameter 30 mm
Previous Editions

Zacos-Veglery, no. 2683b.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1958.106.5635
Diameter 30 mm
Previous Editions

Zacos-Veglery, no. 2683b.