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Constantine Kantakouzenos (twelfth century)

 
 

Obverse

A military saint standing, holding spear and shield. Details indistinct. No sigla visible. Indeterminate border.

Reverse

Inscription in six lines. Border of dots.


ΣΦΡΑΓΙΣ
.ΜΑΡΤ̣ΥΣΤΝ̣
ΓΡΑΦ̣̣ΝΚ̅Ν
Κ̣ΑΤΑΚΟΥΝ̣
.ΚΓΕ̣ΝΣΚΑΤ
Η̣ΓΜΕ̣Ν̣̣

Σφραγὶς μάρτυς τῶν γραφῶν Κωνσταντίνου Κατακουζηνῶν κ γένους κατηγμένου

Obverse

A military saint standing, holding spear and shield. Details indistinct. No sigla visible. Indeterminate border.

Reverse

Inscription in six lines. Border of dots.


ΣΦΡΑΓΙΣ
.ΜΑΡΤ̣ΥΣΤΝ̣
ΓΡΑΦ̣̣ΝΚ̅Ν
Κ̣ΑΤΑΚΟΥΝ̣
.ΚΓΕ̣ΝΣΚΑΤ
Η̣ΓΜΕ̣Ν̣̣

Σφραγὶς μάρτυς τῶν γραφῶν Κωνσταντίνου Κατακουζηνῶν κ γένους κατηγμένου

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.820
Diameter 33.0 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 2694.

Translation

Σφραγὶς ὁ μάρτυς τῶν γραφῶν Κωνσταντίνου Κατακουζηνῶν ἐκ γένους κατηγμένου.

The martyr seals the correspondence of Constantine, descended from the family of the Kantakouzenoi.

Commentary

Dodecasyllabic.