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Anonymous (eleventh century, second half)

 
 

Obverse

St. Constantine and St. Helena standing, holding the True Cross between them. Inscription in columns on either side of the two figures: κ|οστ||ντ|ι|νε|λ|ε|ν : Κο(ν)σταντίν(ος) Ἑλέν[η]. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines beginning with a cross. Border of dots.

κε̅ο
ηθητο
νεχοντ
μι

Κ(ύρι)ε βοήθη τὸν ἔχοντά μαι

Obverse

St. Constantine and St. Helena standing, holding the True Cross between them. Inscription in columns on either side of the two figures: κ|οστ||ντ|ι|νε|λ|ε|ν : Κο(ν)σταντίν(ος) Ἑλέν[η]. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines beginning with a cross. Border of dots.

κε̅ο
ηθητο
νεχοντ
μι

Κ(ύρι)ε βοήθη τὸν ἔχοντά μαι

Accession number BZS.1958.106.4371
Diameter 24.0 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 1157.

Translation

Κύριε βοήθη τὸν ἔχοντά μαι.

Lord, help my owner.

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