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Andronikos Doukas (twelfth century, second half)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God holding the medallion of Christ before her. Sigla visible at left: ̅: Μή(τη)ρ [Θ(εο)ῦ]. Above the image, a semi-circular inscription: Ηπαναγ.. : ἡ Πανάγ[νη]. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. Border of dots.

σ̣ραγισ
α̣νδρονι
.ο̣υ̣.ου
δ̣ουκα

σφραγὶς Ἀνδρονί[κ]ου [τ]οῦ Δούκα

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God holding the medallion of Christ before her. Sigla visible at left: ̅: Μή(τη)ρ [Θ(εο)ῦ]. Above the image, a semi-circular inscription: Ηπαναγ.. : ἡ Πανάγ[νη]. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. Border of dots.

σ̣ραγισ
α̣νδρονι
.ο̣υ̣.ου
δ̣ουκα

σφραγὶς Ἀνδρονί[κ]ου [τ]οῦ Δούκα

Accession number BZS.1958.106.2866
Diameter 28.0 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 846 (listing previous editions).

Translation

σφραγὶς Ἀνδρονίκου τοῦ Δούκα.

Seal of Andronikos Doukas.

Commentary

Although this seal was included in Wassiliou-Seibt's catalogue of metrical seals, we take the inscription to be prosaic in form and intention.