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Anonymous (eleventh century, second half)

 
 

Obverse

The Virgin orans, standing on a suppedion. Sigla: ̅ – Θ̅Υ : Μή(τη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

St Helen, at left, and St Constantine, at right, standing and holding a patriarchal cross. Inscription in two columns (only right survives): ̣|Κ̣|Ω̣|̣|Σ̣Τ̣|Α̣Ν̣, : [ἡ ἁγία Ἑλένη] – ὁ ἅ(γιος) Κωνσταν(τίνος). Border of dots.

Obverse

The Virgin orans, standing on a suppedion. Sigla: ̅ – Θ̅Υ : Μή(τη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

St Helen, at left, and St Constantine, at right, standing and holding a patriarchal cross. Inscription in two columns (only right survives): ̣|Κ̣|Ω̣|̣|Σ̣Τ̣|Α̣Ν̣, : [ἡ ἁγία Ἑλένη] – ὁ ἅ(γιος) Κωνσταν(τίνος). Border of dots.

Accession number BZS.1955.1.1771
Diameter 22.0 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 7, 5.28. 

Credit Line Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of Thomas Whittemore.

Commentary

Similar to BZS.1955.1.1770. BZS.1951.31.5.3504 (Fogg). BZS.1951.31.5.3505 (Fogg) & Genève, no. 11.4