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Constantine Kantakouzenos (twelfth century)

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.820
Diameter 33 mm
Condition Partially effaced on both sides.
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 2694.

Obverse

A military saint standing, holding spear and shield. Details indistinct. No sigla visible. Indeterminate border.

Reverse

Inscription in six lines. Border of dots.


ΣΦΡΑΓΙΣ
.ΜΑΡΤ̣ΥΣΤΝ̣
ΓΡΑΦ̣̣ΝΚ̅Ν
Κ̣ΑΤΑΚΟΥΝ̣
.ΚΓΕ̣ΝΣΚΑΤ
Η̣ΓΜΕ̣Ν̣̣

Σφραγὶς μάρτυς τῶν γραφῶν Κωνσταντίνου Κατακουζηνῶν κ γένους κατηγμένου

Translation

Σφραγὶς ὁ μάρτυς τῶν γραφῶν Κωνσταντίνου Κατακουζηνῶν ἐκ γένους κατηγμένου.

The martyr seals the correspondence of Constantine, descended from the family of the Kantakouzenoi.

Commentary

Dodecasyllabic.

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.820
Diameter 33 mm
Condition Partially effaced on both sides.
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 2694.