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John Kourkouas (eleventh century)

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4039
Diameter 18 mm
Condition Chipped.

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God with medallion of Christ. Sigla: ̅ΘΥ̅Μήτηρ Θεο. Linear border.

Reverse

Inscription in four lines with a cross decoration above. Indeterminate border.


ΣΖΟΙΣ
ΠΓΕ
ΚΡΚ
Ι̅

Σώζοις Πάναγνε Κουρκούαν Ἰωάννην

Translation

Σώζοις Πάναγνε Κουρκούαν Ἰωάννην.

All-holy One, may you save John Kourkouas.

Commentary

This dodecasyllabic seal, along with other seals belonging to members of the Kourkouas family, is listed in Jordanov, Corpus II, p. 241-242.

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4039
Diameter 18 mm
Condition Chipped.
Accession number BZS.1955.1.4039
Diameter 18 mm
Condition Chipped.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4039
Diameter 18 mm
Condition Chipped.

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