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Constantine Glabas (eleventh/twelfth century)

 
 

Obverse

Poorly preserved image of St. Demetrios standing and holding a spear and shield. Inscription faintly visible on both sides: |δ|η|μητ|ρ|ι|ο|σ : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Δημήτριος. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines, a cross above. Border of dots.


μαρτυσ̣
σ̣κ̣εποισμ,
..νγλα
κ̅̅ν̅

μάρτυς, σκέποις μ(ε) [τὸ]ν Γλαβ(ᾶν) Κων(σταντῖνον)

Obverse

Poorly preserved image of St. Demetrios standing and holding a spear and shield. Inscription faintly visible on both sides: |δ|η|μητ|ρ|ι|ο|σ : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Δημήτριος. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines, a cross above. Border of dots.


μαρτυσ̣
σ̣κ̣εποισμ,
..νγλα
κ̅̅ν̅

μάρτυς, σκέποις μ(ε) [τὸ]ν Γλαβ(ᾶν) Κων(σταντῖνον)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.5231
Diameter 22.0 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 1392.

Translation

μάρτυς, σκέποις με τὸν Γλαβᾶν Κωνσταντῖνον.

Martyr, may you protect me, Constantine Glabas.

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