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Constantine (twelfth century, first half)

Accession number BZS.1955.1.5033
Diameter 21 mm
Previous Editions

Laurent, Corpus V/3, no. 1972; cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 2394.

Obverse

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

Reverse

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.

Commentary

The owner will have been either a monk or priest.

Accession number BZS.1955.1.5033
Diameter 21 mm
Previous Editions

Laurent, Corpus V/3, no. 1972; cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 2394.