Priests and ekklesiekdikoi (of Saint Sophia) (fourteenth century)
- Accession Number:
- BZS.1955.1.4913 (formerly DO 55.1.4913)
DO Seals 5 no. 42.19; Zacos, Seals II, no. 73b (twelfth century).
- 47 mm
- 39 mm
- 59.03 g
Justinian (left) and the Mother of God (right) holding between them a model of the church of Saint Sophia, which offers a view within of a cross set on an altar. Inscriptions: above and in center: Ἡ Ἁγία Σοφία; at left: Ἰουστινιανὸν δεσπ[ό]την; and at right: Μή(τη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ – Ἡ Βοήθια. Border of dots.
Τοῖς θεοσεβεστάτοις πρεσβυτέροις καὶ ἐκκλησεκδίκοις.
The most God-revering priests and ekklesiekdikoi.