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Constantine Antiochos, kouropalates (eleventh/twelfth century)

 
 

Obverse

The Mother of God seated on a high-backed throne with cushions holding a medallion of Christ. Sigla at left and right: ΜΡ̅ΘΥ̅ : Μ(ήτη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

ΘΚΕΟ
Η̣ΘΕΙκ̅ν
Κ̣̣Ρ̣Ο̣ΠΑΛΑ
Τ̣Η̣Τ̣̣ΑΝ
Τ̣ΙΟΧ

Θ(εοτό)κε βοήθει Κων(σταντίνῳ) κουροπαλάτῃ τῷ Ἀντιόχῳ

Obverse

The Mother of God seated on a high-backed throne with cushions holding a medallion of Christ. Sigla at left and right: ΜΡ̅ΘΥ̅ : Μ(ήτη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

ΘΚΕΟ
Η̣ΘΕΙκ̅ν
Κ̣̣Ρ̣Ο̣ΠΑΛΑ
Τ̣Η̣Τ̣̣ΑΝ
Τ̣ΙΟΧ

Θ(εοτό)κε βοήθει Κων(σταντίνῳ) κουροπαλάτῃ τῷ Ἀντιόχῳ

Accession number BZS.1958.106.3980
Diameter 20.0 mm
Condition Damaged on reverse. The reading has been confirmed with reference to the related specimen cited in this entry.

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Κωνσταντίνῳ κουροπαλάτῃ τῷ Ἀντιόχῳ.

Theotokos, help Constantine Antiochos, kouropalates.