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Constantine Katakalon, proedros (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Mother of God standing, holding the Child in her left arm. Sigla to either side: Μ̅Ρ̣ΘΥ̅ : Μ(ήτη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Indeterminate border.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

ΘΚΕΟ
ΗΘΕΙΚ̅Ν
ΠΡ̣Ο̣ΕΔΡΟΤΟ
Κ̣Α̣ΤΑΚΑ
Λ̣

Θ(εοτό)κε βοήθει Κων(σταντίνῳ) προέδρο το Κατακαλ(ών)

Obverse

Mother of God standing, holding the Child in her left arm. Sigla to either side: Μ̅Ρ̣ΘΥ̅ : Μ(ήτη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Indeterminate border.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

ΘΚΕΟ
ΗΘΕΙΚ̅Ν
ΠΡ̣Ο̣ΕΔΡΟΤΟ
Κ̣Α̣ΤΑΚΑ
Λ̣

Θ(εοτό)κε βοήθει Κων(σταντίνῳ) προέδρο το Κατακαλ(ών)

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.1169
Diameter 21.0 mm
Condition Quite worn with chip at bottom of channel.
Credit Line Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of Thomas Whittemore.

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Κωνσταντίνῳ προέδρο το Κατακαλών.

Theotokos, help Constantine Katakalon, proedros.