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Constantine Choumnos (twelfth century, second half)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God orans, with the medallion of Christ before her. On either side, sigla: ̅θυ̅: Μ(ήτη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines, a cross above. Border of dots.

  
κναν
τῖνοντον
χοῦον
παρθενε̣
σ̣κ̣.π̣ο̣ι̣

Κωνσταντῖνον τὸν Χοῦμνον, πάρθενε, σκ[έ]ποι[ς]

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God orans, with the medallion of Christ before her. On either side, sigla: ̅θυ̅: Μ(ήτη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines, a cross above. Border of dots.

  
κναν
τῖνοντον
χοῦον
παρθενε̣
σ̣κ̣.π̣ο̣ι̣

Κωνσταντῖνον τὸν Χοῦμνον, πάρθενε, σκ[έ]ποι[ς]

Accession number BZS.1958.106.2641
Diameter 25.0 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 1204.

Translation

Κωνσταντῖνον τὸν Χοῦμνον, πάρθενε, σκέποις.

Virgin, may you protect Constantine Choumnos.

Commentary