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Constantine metropolitan (seventh/eighth century)

 
 

Obverse

Standing St. Sophia, nimbate, holding a book in her left hand and a cross in her right hand. Vertical inscriptions to left and right: ΗΑΓ|ΣΟ|Ι|ΑΒ|Ο|Η|ΘΙ. Wreath border.

Ἡ Ἅγια Σοφία βοήθι

Reverse

Inscription in five lines. Wreath border.

κν
σταντι
νμητ
ροπολι
τη

Κωνσταντίνῳ μητροπολίτῃ

Obverse

Standing St. Sophia, nimbate, holding a book in her left hand and a cross in her right hand. Vertical inscriptions to left and right: ΗΑΓ|ΣΟ|Ι|ΑΒ|Ο|Η|ΘΙ. Wreath border.

Ἡ Ἅγια Σοφία βοήθι

Reverse

Inscription in five lines. Wreath border.

κν
σταντι
νμητ
ροπολι
τη

Κωνσταντίνῳ μητροπολίτῃ

Accession number BZS.1947.2.321
Diameter 28.0 mm; field: 24.0 mm
Previous Editions

Laurent, Corpus V/1, no. 931.

Translation

Ἡ Ἅγια Σοφία βοήθι Κωνσταντίνῳ μητροπολίτῃ.

St. Sophia, help Constantine metropolitan.