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Constantine Aplesphares, protokouropalates (eleventh/twelth century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of Mother of God orans. A medallion of Christ with a cruciform nimbus is before her. Sigla to right and left: ̅-ΘΥ̅ : Μ(ήτη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.


Θ̣ΚΕΟΗ
ΘΕΙΚ̅ΝΑ͂
ΚΡΠΑΛ 
ΤΑΠΛΙ
ΣΦΑΡΙ

Θ(εοτό)κε βοήθει Κων(σταντίνῳ) (πρωτο)κουρωπαλά(τῃ) τῷ Ἀπλισφάρι

Obverse

Bust of Mother of God orans. A medallion of Christ with a cruciform nimbus is before her. Sigla to right and left: ̅-ΘΥ̅ : Μ(ήτη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.


Θ̣ΚΕΟΗ
ΘΕΙΚ̅ΝΑ͂
ΚΡΠΑΛ 
ΤΑΠΛΙ
ΣΦΑΡΙ

Θ(εοτό)κε βοήθει Κων(σταντίνῳ) (πρωτο)κουρωπαλά(τῃ) τῷ Ἀπλισφάρι

Accession number BZS.1958.106.3899
Diameter 23.0 mm; field: 18.0 mm
Previous Editions

See PBW: Konstantinos 20359.

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Κωνσταντίνῳ πρωτοκουρωπαλάτῃ τῷ Ἀπλισφάρι.

Theotokos, help Constantine Aplisphares, protokouropalates.