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Constantine (eleventh century, second half)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God orans, the medallion of Christ before her. Inscription on either side: Μ̅Θ̅: Μ(ήτηρ) Θ(εοῦ). Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. Border of dots.

.Φ̣Ρ̣.Γ̣Ι̣Σ̣
ΚΙΓ̣Ρ̣Φ
ΚΙΛΟΓ
Κ̅̅Ν̅

[σ]φρ[α]γὶς καὶ γραφῶ[ν] καὶ λόγω[ν] Κων(σταντίνου)

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God orans, the medallion of Christ before her. Inscription on either side: Μ̅Θ̅: Μ(ήτηρ) Θ(εοῦ). Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. Border of dots.

.Φ̣Ρ̣.Γ̣Ι̣Σ̣
ΚΙΓ̣Ρ̣Φ
ΚΙΛΟΓ
Κ̅̅Ν̅

[σ]φρ[α]γὶς καὶ γραφῶ[ν] καὶ λόγω[ν] Κων(σταντίνου)

Accession number BZS.1955.1.3598
Diameter 22.0 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 2485.

Translation

σφραγὶς καὶ γραφῶν καὶ λόγων Κωνσταντίνου.

Seal of Constantine's letters and documents.