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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Ο̣
ΗΘΕΙḳ̣̅ṇ
ΚΡΟΠΑ̣Λ̣Α̣
ΤΗΤΑΝ̣
ΤΙΟΧ̣

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Ο̣
ΗΘΕΙḳ̣̅ṇ
ΚΡΟΠΑ̣Λ̣Α̣
ΤΗΤΑΝ̣
ΤΙΟΧ̣

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

Accession number BZS.1958.106.3981
Diameter 22.0 mm
Condition Chipped and corroded. The reading has been confirmed with reference to the related specimen noted in this entry.

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Κωνσταντίνῳ κουροπαλάτῃ τῷ Ἀντιόχῳ.

Theotokos, help Constantine Antiochos, kouropalates.