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Constantine Doukas (eleventh century, second half)

 
 

Obverse

St George standing, holding a spear and shield. Epigraphy on either side: Ο|Γ|ΙΟ,ΓΕ|Ρ|ΓΙ|..: ὁ ἅγιο(ς) Γεώργι[ος]. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines, traces of a cross above. Border of dots.


ΣΚΕΠΟΙΣ
ΜΕΜΑΡΤΥΣ
ΣΟΝΚΑΝ
Κ̅̅Ν̅

σκέποις με, μάρτυς, σὸν Δούκαν Κων(σταντῖνον)

Obverse

St George standing, holding a spear and shield. Epigraphy on either side: Ο|Γ|ΙΟ,ΓΕ|Ρ|ΓΙ|..: ὁ ἅγιο(ς) Γεώργι[ος]. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines, traces of a cross above. Border of dots.


ΣΚΕΠΟΙΣ
ΜΕΜΑΡΤΥΣ
ΣΟΝΚΑΝ
Κ̅̅Ν̅

σκέποις με, μάρτυς, σὸν Δούκαν Κων(σταντῖνον)

Accession number BZS.1955.1.3970
Diameter 24.0 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 2081b.

Translation

σκέποις με, μάρτυς, σὸν Δούκαν Κωνσταντῖνον.

Martyr, may you protect me, your (servant) Constantine Doukas.

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