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Theodora Doukaina Palaiologina (1259-82)

Accession number BZS.1947.2.370
Diameter 40 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 6, no. 105.2.

Obverse

The Mother of God seated on a thokos, holding Christ on her lap. Sigla: ̅ΘΥ̅ : Μή(τη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

The empress standing, wearing a high crown and a loros. She holds in the left hand a jeweled trefoil scepter. Inscription in two columns. Border of dots.

ΘΕ                            Δ
ΟΔΩ                        ΚΑ.
ΡΑΕΥ                       ΝΑΗ
ΣΕΒΕ                       ΠΛ
ΤΗ                      ΟΛΟ
                       ΓΙΝ                  
Α                            Α

Θεοδώρα εὐσεβεστάτη αὐγούστα Δούκα[ι]να ἡ Παλαιολογίνα.

Translation

Theodora Doukaina Palaiologina, most pious augusta.

Commentary

Theodora, who was the daughter of John Doukas and the wife of Michael VIII, outlived her husband by many years. She died in 1303.

Accession number BZS.1947.2.370
Diameter 40 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 6, no. 105.2.

Accession number BZS.1947.2.370
Diameter 40 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 6, no. 105.2.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1947.2.370
Diameter 40 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 6, no. 105.2.