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Sergios metropolitan of Karia (eighth/ninth century)

 
 

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

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

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.509
Diameter 32.0 mm; field: 26.0 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).