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Constantine Triphyllios, asekretis and judge (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God, her hands before her. Sigla on either side: ̅θυ̅ : Μή(τη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of six lines. Border of dots.

θκ̅ε,θ,
τσδ,
κ̅νασι
κρητ,Sκρ,
τ,ττρη
φυλ,

Θ(εοτό)κε β(οή)θ(ει) τῷ σῷ δού(λῳ) Κων(σταντίνῳ) ἀσικρῆτ(ις) (καὶ) κρ(ι)τ(ῇ) τῷ Τρηφυλ(λίῳ)

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God, her hands before her. Sigla on either side: ̅θυ̅ : Μή(τη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of six lines. Border of dots.

θκ̅ε,θ,
τσδ,
κ̅νασι
κρητ,Sκρ,
τ,ττρη
φυλ,

Θ(εοτό)κε β(οή)θ(ει) τῷ σῷ δού(λῳ) Κων(σταντίνῳ) ἀσικρῆτ(ις) (καὶ) κρ(ι)τ(ῇ) τῷ Τρηφυλ(λίῳ)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1851
Diameter 25.0 mm; field: 23.0 mm

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Κωνσταντίνῳ ἀσικρῆτις καὶ κριτῇ τῷ Τρηφυλλίῳ.

Mother of God, help your servant Constantine Triphyllios, asekretis and judge.