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Constantine Opos (eleventh century)

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.2271
Diameter 29 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. S.G. Georgiou, "The Byzantine family of Opos: Addenda et corrigenda," Byzantion 83 (2013), no. 6.

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God orans, the medallion of Christ before her. Details indistinct. Inscription: μ̅θ̅: Μ(ήτηρ) Θ(εοῦ). Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of three lines, a cross above. Border of dots.

  
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Κ(ύρι)ε β(οή)[θ(ει)] Κων(σταντίνῳ) [τ]ο Ὠπῷ

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει Κωνσταντίνῳ το Ὠπῷ.

Lord, help Constantine Opos.