You are here:Home/Resources/ Byzantine Seals/ Search the Catalogue/ Constantine chartoularios (eleventh century)

Constantine chartoularios (eleventh century)

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.1834
Diameter 22 mm

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God orans. Sigla on either side: μ̅θ̅: Μ(ήτηρ) Θ(εοῦ). Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines beginning with a cross. Border of dots.

κε̅,θ̣,
τσδ,
κ̅νχαρ
τλαρι
  

Κ(ύρι)ε β(οή)θ(ει) τῷ σῶ δού(λῳ) Κων(σταντίνῳ) χαρτουλαρίῳ

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῶ δούλῳ Κωνσταντίνῳ χαρτουλαρίῳ.

Lord, help your servant Constantine, chartoularios.