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Constantine protonotarios (ninth century)

 
 

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram; in the quarters: Τ–Σ̣|–Λ. Crosses in two lower quarters, beneath inscription. Indeterminate border.

Κύριε/Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Indeterminate border.

Κ.ΝΣ̣
ΤΝΤΗΝ̣
ΝΤ
ΡΗ
Ν.

Κ[ω]νσταντήνῳ (πρωτο)νωταρήῳ, ἀμήν

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram; in the quarters: Τ–Σ̣|–Λ. Crosses in two lower quarters, beneath inscription. Indeterminate border.

Κύριε/Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Indeterminate border.

Κ.ΝΣ̣
ΤΝΤΗΝ̣
ΝΤ
ΡΗ
Ν.

Κ[ω]νσταντήνῳ (πρωτο)νωταρήῳ, ἀμήν

Accession number BZS.1958.106.2864
Diameter 27.0 mm
Condition Cracked along channel

Translation

Κύριε/Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Κωνσταντήνῳ πρωτονωταρήῳ. ἀμήν

Lord/Theotokos, help your servant Constantine protonotarios. Amen

Commentary

The engraver appears to have carved a cross before the final letter of the reverse inscription instead of after it.