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Constantine (tenth/eleventh century)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.3643
Diameter 27 mm
Condition Partially effaced. The reading has been restored with reference to the parallel cited in this entry.
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 1438.

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God with her hands held before her. On either side, inscription: ̅θυ̅: Μή(τη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines, a decoration above. Border of dots.

  
Η̅ρλογ,
κλειστ
λογν
κ̅ν

Μή(τη)ρ Λόγ(ου) κλεὶς τῶ(ν) λόγων Κων(σταντίνου)

Translation

Μήτηρ Λόγου κλεὶς τῶν λόγων Κωνσταντίνου.

Mother of the Word, (be the) key to the words of Constantine.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.3643
Diameter 27 mm
Condition Partially effaced. The reading has been restored with reference to the parallel cited in this entry.
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 1438.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.3643
Diameter 27 mm
Condition Partially effaced. The reading has been restored with reference to the parallel cited in this entry.
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 1438.