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Constantine (metropolitan) of Nikomedeia (eleventh century)

Accession Number:
BZS.1955.1.4989

Previous Editions

DO Seals 3, no. 83.5.
Laurent, Corpus V/3, no. 1709.

Details

Diameter:
20 mm
Field:
15 mm

Obverse

Constantine (metropolitan) of Nikomedeia (eleventh century)

The hand of God in a gesture of blessing. Above: ΧΡ̅. Below: ΚΥ̅: Χ(εὶ)ρ Κ(υρίο)υ. Border of dots. 

Reverse

Constantine (metropolitan) of Nikomedeia (eleventh century)

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

+Κ̅Ν̅
ΜΕΝΙΚΟ
ΜΗΔΕΙ
ΑΣΣΚΕ
ΠΟΙΣ

Κωνσταντῖνόν με Νικομηδείας σκέποις

Translation

Κωνσταντῖνόν με Νικομηδείας σκέποις.

The hand of God. May you protect me, Constantine of Nikomedeia.

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Commentary

Dodecasyllabic. Laurent has reasonably attributed this specimen to Constantine of Nikomedeia, present at a synod of 1094-1095.

 

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