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Sabas metropolitan of Athens (879-December 3, 913)

Accession Number:
BZS.1955.1.4831

Previous Editions

DO Seals 2, no. 9.9a.
Dated Seals, no. 56. Several other similar specimens known from same boulloterion in Laurent, Corpus V/1, no. 590 (with references); Zacos, Seals II, no. 883.

Details

Diameter:
21 mm
Condition:
Chipped.

Obverse

Sabas metropolitan of Athens (879-December 3, 913)

Bust of the Virgin holding a nimbus cruciger encircling the head of Christ. A circular inscription, partially preserved. Border of dots.

Θ.......ΣΔΛˊ

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλ

Reverse

Sabas metropolitan of Athens (879-December 3, 913)

Inscription of four lines, preceded and followed by decoration. Border of dots.


σ
μητροπο
λιτηθη
νν

Σάβᾳ μητροπολίτῃ Ἀθηνῶν

 

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