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Sabas monk and protosynkellos (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin holding the Child. Inscription at right: Μ|Θ: Μήτηρ Θεοῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription in four lines. Border of dots.

ΣΑΑΣ
ΠΡΤ,
ΤΝΣΥΓ
ΚΕΛΛ,

Σάβας μοναχός καὶ πρῶτος τῶν συγκέλλων

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin holding the Child. Inscription at right: Μ|Θ: Μήτηρ Θεοῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription in four lines. Border of dots.

ΣΑΑΣ
ΠΡΤ,
ΤΝΣΥΓ
ΚΕΛΛ,

Σάβας μοναχός καὶ πρῶτος τῶν συγκέλλων

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.1043
Diameter 16.0 mm; field: 11.0 mm
Previous Editions

Laurent, Corpus V/1, no. 218. Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 1892.

Translation

Σάβας μοναχός καὶ πρῶτος τῶν συγκέλλων.

Sabas, monk and first among the synkelloi.