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Constantine Angelos (Doukas), son of a porphyrogennetos and cousin of the emperor (twelfth/thirteenth century)

 
 

Obverse

The Annunciation. No epigraphy visible (we know from the parallels that the angel's salutation to Mary in Luke I: 28 was inscribed around the image). Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of nine lines. Border of dots.

εκγονονκν 
αντινονπρ
τε..δελφονα
γγελονασιλεσ
κυρμαγρα
ησραγισδι
αγραει

...ἔκγονον Κωνσταντίνον πρωτεξάδελφον Ἄγγελον βασιλέως κύρωμα γραφῶν ἡ σφραγὶς διαγράφει

Obverse

The Annunciation. No epigraphy visible (we know from the parallels that the angel's salutation to Mary in Luke I: 28 was inscribed around the image). Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of nine lines. Border of dots.

εκγονονκν 
αντινονπρ
τε..δελφονα
γγελονασιλεσ
κυρμαγρα
ησραγισδι
αγραει

...ἔκγονον Κωνσταντίνον πρωτεξάδελφον Ἄγγελον βασιλέως κύρωμα γραφῶν ἡ σφραγὶς διαγράφει

Accession number BZS.1958.106.488
Diameter 36.0 mm; field: 33.0 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 1812.

Translation

Πορφυροφυοῦς ἔκγονον Κωνσταντίνον πρωτεξάδελφον Ἄγγελον βασιλέως κύρωμα γραφῶν ἡ σφραγὶς διαγράφει.

The seal, a verification of his correspondence, presents Constantine Angelos, son of a porphyrogennetos and cousin of emperor.

Commentary

See the commentary to BZS.1958.106.486.