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Constantine (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St. Michael holding the sceptre and globus. Inscription on either side: |μ|ιχ|α : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Μιχα[ήλ]. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines beginning with a cross, a decoration below. Border of dots.

κε̅̣,θ,
τσ̣̣δ
λκ̣ν
σταντ,
  

Κ(ύρι)ε β(οή)θ(ει) τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Κωνσταντ(ίνῳ)

Obverse

Bust of St. Michael holding the sceptre and globus. Inscription on either side: |μ|ιχ|α : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Μιχα[ήλ]. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines beginning with a cross, a decoration below. Border of dots.

κε̅̣,θ,
τσ̣̣δ
λκ̣ν
σταντ,
  

Κ(ύρι)ε β(οή)θ(ει) τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Κωνσταντ(ίνῳ)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.5328
Diameter 25.0 mm; field: 21.0 mm
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Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Κωνσταντίνῳ.

Lord, help your servant Constantine.

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