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Constantine Mouzakes (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St. George holding a spear and shield. Sigla on either side: |γ|ε|ρ : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Γεώρ(γιος). Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. Border of dots.

μαρτ,χυ
φυλατε
κ̅νμ
ακη

μάρτ(υς), φύλατε Κων(σταντῖνον) Μουζάκη

Obverse

Bust of St. George holding a spear and shield. Sigla on either side: |γ|ε|ρ : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Γεώρ(γιος). Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. Border of dots.

μαρτ,χυ
φυλατε
κ̅νμ
ακη

μάρτ(υς), φύλατε Κων(σταντῖνον) Μουζάκη

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4168
Diameter 17.0 mm; field: 11.0 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 1410.

Translation

μάρτυς, φύλατε Κωνσταντῖνον Μουζάκη.

Martyr, protect Constantine Mouzakes.

Commentary

The inscription consists of two seven-syllable hemistichs.