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The diakonia of the Theotokos of the property of Verus (seventh/eighth century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God with Christ before her; at left and right, small crosses. Circular inscription, beginning at 12 o'clock, between a double border of dots.

γισθεοτο

[Ὑπερ]αγίας Θεοτό[κου]

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. Wreath border.

δι
κονισ
τονβι
ρον

Διακονίας τον Βίρου

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God with Christ before her; at left and right, small crosses. Circular inscription, beginning at 12 o'clock, between a double border of dots.

γισθεοτο

[Ὑπερ]αγίας Θεοτό[κου]

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. Wreath border.

δι
κονισ
τονβι
ρον

Διακονίας τον Βίρου

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.1368
Diameter 26.0 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 5 no. 34.1b (mislabelled, photograph a); Laurent, Corpus 5.2: no. 1221; Zacos–Veglery, no. 1127b. Laurent is mistaken that 1958.106.53 is a similar specimen.