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Theodora Doukaina Palaiologina (1259-82)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.641
Diameter 33 mm
Condition Holed.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 6, no. 105.3.
Zacos-Veglery, no. 122c. For a similar seal, see Likhacev, Molivdovuly, pl. LXXIX, no. 5.

Obverse

The Mother of God seated on a thokos, holding the child on her lap. Sigla: ̅ΘΥ̅ : Μή(τη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Linear border.

Reverse

The empress standing, wearing a high crown and a loros. She holds in the right hand a jeweled scepter. Inscription in two columns. Linear border.

                                
ΘΕΟΔ                        ΔΟΥ
ΩΡΑΕ                        ΚΑΙΝ
ΣΕΒΕ                        ΑΗΠΑ
.ΑΤΗ                          ΛΑΙΟ.
.ΥΓ                          ΟΓΗ
 .Α                                ΝΑ

Θεοδώρα ε[ὐ]σεβε[στ]άτη [α]ὐγού[στ]α Δούκαινα ἡ Παλαιο[λ]ογήνα.

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.1958.106.641
Diameter 33 mm
Condition Holed.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 6, no. 105.3.
Zacos-Veglery, no. 122c. For a similar seal, see Likhacev, Molivdovuly, pl. LXXIX, no. 5.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.641
Diameter 33 mm
Condition Holed.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 6, no. 105.3.
Zacos-Veglery, no. 122c. For a similar seal, see Likhacev, Molivdovuly, pl. LXXIX, no. 5.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1958.106.641
Diameter 33 mm
Condition Holed.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 6, no. 105.3.
Zacos-Veglery, no. 122c. For a similar seal, see Likhacev, Molivdovuly, pl. LXXIX, no. 5.

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