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Alexios Palaiologos Komnenos (twelfth/thirteenth century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God orans, the medallion of Christ before her. Inscription on either side: μρ̅Θυ̅: Μ(ήτη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of six lines beginning with a cross. Border of dots.


εσλι
ζτσλο
γσλει
πλιολογ
.ολο
γπυλη

ἐξασφαλίζου τοὺς λόγους Ἀλεξίου Παλαιολόγου [Κ]ομνηνοῦ, Λόγου πύλη

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God orans, the medallion of Christ before her. Inscription on either side: μρ̅Θυ̅: Μ(ήτη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of six lines beginning with a cross. Border of dots.


εσλι
ζτσλο
γσλει
πλιολογ
.ολο
γπυλη

ἐξασφαλίζου τοὺς λόγους Ἀλεξίου Παλαιολόγου [Κ]ομνηνοῦ, Λόγου πύλη

Accession number BZS.1958.106.5426
Diameter 35.0 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 749.

Translation

ἐξασφαλίζου τοὺς λόγους Ἀλεξίου Παλαιολόγου Κομνηνοῦ, Λόγου πύλη.

Gateway of the Word, make secure the words of Alexios Palaiologos Komnenos.

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