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Constantine Angelos (Doukas), son of a porphyrogennetos and first cousin of the emperor (twelfth/thirteenth century)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.487
Diameter 37 mm
Field diameter 36 mm
Condition Broken in half. The reading has been confirmed with reference to the parallel specimens cited in this entry.
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 1812.

Obverse

The Annunciation. Inscription preserved at right (the words of the angel in Luke I: 28): Κ̅Σ|Ε|Τ|Σ : Κ(ύριο)ς μετὰ σοῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of nine lines. Border of dots.

ΦΥΡΟΦ....
ΕΚΓΟΝΟ....
ΝΤΙΝΟ...
ΤΕΕ.....
ΓΓΕΛΟΝ......
ΚΥΡ......
ΗΣΦΡ.....
ΑΓΡ....

[Πορ]φυροφ[υοῦς] ἔκγονο[ν Κων]σταντίνο[ν πρω]τεξάδε[λφον Ἅ]γγελον β[ασιλέως] κύρωμ[α γραφῶν] ἡ σφρα[γὶς δι]αγρά[φει]

Translation

Πορφυροφυοῦς ἔκγονον Κωνσταντίνον πρωτεξάδελφον Ἅγγελον βασιλέως κύρωμα γραφῶν ἡ σφραγὶς διαγράφει.

The seal, a verification of his correspondence, presents Constantine Angelos, son of a porphyrogennetos and cousin of the emperor.

Commentary

This is the seal of Constantine Angelos Doukas, a cousin of the emperor Isaac II Angelos (1185-1195, 1203-1204). He was appointed head of the fleet and governor of Philippoupolis by the emperor but took part in a failed coup against him and was blinded.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.487
Diameter 37 mm
Field diameter 36 mm
Condition Broken in half. The reading has been confirmed with reference to the parallel specimens cited in this entry.
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 1812.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.487
Diameter 37 mm
Field diameter 36 mm
Condition Broken in half. The reading has been confirmed with reference to the parallel specimens cited in this entry.
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 1812.