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Constantine son of John priest of Gangra (seventh/eighth century)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.235
Diameter 33 mm
Condition Blank too small for die.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 4, no. 17.3.

Zacos-Veglery, no. 599.

Obverse

Eagle with open wings, between which are remains of an invocational monogram. Wreath border.

Reverse

Inscription of six lines. Wreath border.

κ..
στντ.
νΥιι
ννπρεσ
βυτεργ
γγρν

Κ[ων]σταντ[ί]νῳ υἱῷ Ἰωάννου πρεσβυτέρου Γαγγρῶν

Translation

Θεοτόκε (?) βοήθει Κωνσταντίνῳ υἱῷ Ἰωάννου πρεσβυτέρου Γαγγρῶν.

Theotokos (?), help Constantine, the son of John, priest of Gangra.

Commentary

It is clear that Constantine (whose name appears in the dative case) was not related to the church of Gangra except through his father, John.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.235
Diameter 33 mm
Condition Blank too small for die.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 4, no. 17.3.

Zacos-Veglery, no. 599.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1958.106.235
Diameter 33 mm
Condition Blank too small for die.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 4, no. 17.3.

Zacos-Veglery, no. 599.

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