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Constantine ek prosopou (eighth/ninth century)

 
 

Obverse

In the center, a cruciform monogram: τῷ σῷ δούλῳ. Within concentric borders, a circular inscription beginning at the top.

ΓΙΤΡΙΣΟΘΣΗΜΝΒΟΗΘΗ

ἀγία Τριὰς ὁ Θ(εὸ)ς ἡμῶν βοήθη τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of four lines beginning with a cross. Wreath border.

ΚΝ
ΣΤΝΤΙ
ΝΟΕΚ̣ΠΡ
ΟΣΟΠΟ/

Κωνσταντίνο ἐκ προσόπο(υ)

Obverse

In the center, a cruciform monogram: τῷ σῷ δούλῳ. Within concentric borders, a circular inscription beginning at the top.

ΓΙΤΡΙΣΟΘΣΗΜΝΒΟΗΘΗ

ἀγία Τριὰς ὁ Θ(εὸ)ς ἡμῶν βοήθη τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of four lines beginning with a cross. Wreath border.

ΚΝ
ΣΤΝΤΙ
ΝΟΕΚ̣ΠΡ
ΟΣΟΠΟ/

Κωνσταντίνο ἐκ προσόπο(υ)

Accession number BZS.1955.1.1321
Diameter 24.0 mm; field: 20.0 mm
Previous Editions

Zacos–Veglery, no. 1440.

Translation

ἀγία Τριὰς ὁ Θεὸς ἡμῶν βοήθη τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Κωνσταντίνο ἐκ προσόπου.

Holy Trinity, our God, help your servant Constantine ek prosopou.

Commentary

The lettering on this seal is peculiar, and may indicate a later date.