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Constantine Doukas, sebastos (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God orans, the medallion of Christ before her. Inscription: ̅θυ̅: Μή(τη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

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

θκ̅ε
οηθει
κ̅̅ν̅σε
στ
τκ

Θ(εοτό)κε βοήθει Κων(σταντίνῳ) σεβαστῷ τῷ Δούκ(ᾳ)

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God orans, the medallion of Christ before her. Inscription: ̅θυ̅: Μή(τη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

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

θκ̅ε
οηθει
κ̅̅ν̅σε
στ
τκ

Θ(εοτό)κε βοήθει Κων(σταντίνῳ) σεβαστῷ τῷ Δούκ(ᾳ)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.2956
Diameter 22.0 mm; field: 18.0 mm
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Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Κωνσταντίνῳ σεβαστῷ τῷ Δούκᾳ.

Mother of God, help the sebastos Constantine Doukas.

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