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Constantine Krateros (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God with a medallion of Christ. Sigla: Μ̅Θ̅: Μήτηρ Θεοῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription in four lines with a decoration above. Border of dots. 

ΘΚΕ̅,Θ,
Κ̅ΝΤΟ
ΚΡΑΤΕ
Ρ

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Κωνσταντίνῳ το Κρατερῷ

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God with a medallion of Christ. Sigla: Μ̅Θ̅: Μήτηρ Θεοῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription in four lines with a decoration above. Border of dots. 

ΘΚΕ̅,Θ,
Κ̅ΝΤΟ
ΚΡΑΤΕ
Ρ

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Κωνσταντίνῳ το Κρατερῷ

Accession number BZS.1958.106.798
Diameter 19.0 mm; field: 14.0 mm

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Κωνσταντίνῳ το Κρατερῷ.

Mother of God, help Constantine Krateros.

Commentary

Cf. Stavrakos, Die Byzantinischen Bleisiegel, p. 226.