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Constantine (monk?) (eleventh/twelfth century)

Accession Number:
BZS.1955.1.5033

Previous Editions

Laurent, Corpus V/3, no. 1972.

Details

Diameter:
21 mm

Obverse

Constantine (monk?) (eleventh/twelfth century)

The Annunciation with the archangel Gabriel at left and an indistinct figure of the Virgin at right. Inscription: ΟΧΑ: ὁ Χαιρετισμός. Border of dots.

Reverse

Constantine (monk?) (eleventh/twelfth century)

Inscription in five lines. Border of dots.

.ΦΡΑΓΙΣ
ΓΡ..Ν
.ΥΤ..Σ
ΚΝΑΝ
ΤΙΝ

Σφραγὶς γραφῶν εὐτελοῦς Κωνσταντίνου

Translation

Σφραγὶς γραφῶν εὐτελοῦς Κωνσταντίνου.

Seal of the letters of the humble (monk) Constantine.

Audio

Commentary

In all probability the owner was a monk.

 

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