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Constantine Kamytzes (twelfth century)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1777
Diameter 17 mm
Condition Blank too small for the die.

Obverse

Military saint standing with a spear and a shield. No sigla or border visible.

Reverse

Inscription in three lines. Indeterminate border.

ΚΕΟΗ
ΕΙΚ̅ΝΤ
ΚΑΜΊ

Κ(ύρι)ε βοή[θ]ει Κων(σταντίνῳ) τ[ῷ] Καμίτζῃ

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει Κωνσταντίνῳ τῷ Καμίτζῃ.

Lord, help Constantine Kamytzes.

Commentary

Several other seals in the collections of Dumbarton Oaks and the Fogg bear the name Constantine Kam(m)ytzes and might be related to this specimen. Cf. Jordanov, Corpus II, p. 177; Seibt, Die byzantinischen Bleisiegel in Österreich, p. 313.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1777
Diameter 17 mm
Condition Blank too small for the die.