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Constantine Dalassenos, patrikios (eleventh century, second half)

 
 

Obverse

Image of St Demetrios standing, holding a spear and shield. Inscription on either side: Ο|α|γι|ο|σΔ|η|μ|ι|τ|ρι|ο̣σ̣ : ὁ ἅγιος Δημίτριος. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines, a cross between dashes above. Border of dots.


κε̅οηθ,
τσλ,
κ̅νπ̅ρ̅ι̅τ
αλαση
ν

Κ(ύρι)ε βοήθ(ει) τῷ σῷ δούλ(ῳ) Κων(σταντίνῳ) π(ατ)ρι(κίῳ) τῷ Δαλασηνῷ

Obverse

Image of St Demetrios standing, holding a spear and shield. Inscription on either side: Ο|α|γι|ο|σΔ|η|μ|ι|τ|ρι|ο̣σ̣ : ὁ ἅγιος Δημίτριος. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines, a cross between dashes above. Border of dots.


κε̅οηθ,
τσλ,
κ̅νπ̅ρ̅ι̅τ
αλαση
ν

Κ(ύρι)ε βοήθ(ει) τῷ σῷ δούλ(ῳ) Κων(σταντίνῳ) π(ατ)ρι(κίῳ) τῷ Δαλασηνῷ

Accession number BZS.1955.1.2994
Diameter 23.0 mm
Condition Blank too small for die.
Previous Editions

Cheynet, "Les Dalassenoi," no. 13 (with commentary).

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Κωνσταντίνῳ πατρικίῳ τῷ Δαλασηνῷ.

Lord, help your servant Constantine Dalassenos, patrikios.

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