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Sergios metropolitan of Karia (eighth/ninth century)

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.509
Diameter 32 mm
Field diameter 26 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 2, no. 66.5.
Laurent, Corpus V/1, no. 514. Cf. a parallel specimen published by Zacos-Veglery (no. 2982a) and one that is similar (no. 2982b).

Obverse

The Virgin standing and holding Christ. Small crosses on both sides of her halo. On the left, a cruciform monogram of Θεοτόκε; at right, a cruciform monogram of βοήθει. Wreath border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Wreath border.

ΣΕΡ
ΓΙΩΜΗ
ΤΡΟΠΟΛ
ΙΤΗΚΑΡ
ΙΑΣ

Σεργίῳ μητροπολίτῃ Καρίας

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Σεργίῳ μητροπολίτῃ Καρίας.

Theotokos, help Sergios, metropolitan of Karia.

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.509
Diameter 32 mm
Field diameter 26 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 2, no. 66.5.
Laurent, Corpus V/1, no. 514. Cf. a parallel specimen published by Zacos-Veglery (no. 2982a) and one that is similar (no. 2982b).

Notes

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.509
Diameter 32 mm
Field diameter 26 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 2, no. 66.5.
Laurent, Corpus V/1, no. 514. Cf. a parallel specimen published by Zacos-Veglery (no. 2982a) and one that is similar (no. 2982b).

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