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Constantine Opos (tenth century)

 
 

Obverse

A large rosette within a double border of dots enclosing a circle of pearls.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines with decorations above and below. Border of dots.

  
ke̅,η
θ,τσ,
λ,κν̣στ,
τ,τπ,
  

Κ(ύρι)ε β(ο)ήθ(ει) τῷ σ(ῷ) δούλ(ῳ) Κωνστ(αν)τ(ίνῳ) τῷ Ὦπ(ῳ)

Obverse

A large rosette within a double border of dots enclosing a circle of pearls.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines with decorations above and below. Border of dots.

  
ke̅,η
θ,τσ,
λ,κν̣στ,
τ,τπ,
  

Κ(ύρι)ε β(ο)ήθ(ει) τῷ σ(ῷ) δούλ(ῳ) Κωνστ(αν)τ(ίνῳ) τῷ Ὦπ(ῳ)

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.854
Diameter 27.0 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. S.G. Georgiou, "The Byzantine family of Opos: Addenda et corrigenda," Byzantion 83 (2013), no. 5.

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Κωνσταντίνῳ τῷ Ὦπῳ.

Lord, help your servant Constantine Opos.

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