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Constantine Apotyras (twelfth century, second half)

 
 

Obverse

St. Demetrios on horseback. Details indistinct. Traces of sigla at left: |.η : ὁ ἅ(γιος) [Δ]η[μήτριος]. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines (likely beginning with a cross). Border of dots.

μα ρ
κναντι
νονσοναπο
τηρανμ̣ε̣
.κ̣ε̣π̣ο̣ι̣σ̣

μάρτ(υς), Κωνσταντῖνον σὸν Ἀποτηρᾶν με [σ]κέποις

Obverse

St. Demetrios on horseback. Details indistinct. Traces of sigla at left: |.η : ὁ ἅ(γιος) [Δ]η[μήτριος]. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines (likely beginning with a cross). Border of dots.

μα ρ
κναντι
νονσοναπο
τηρανμ̣ε̣
.κ̣ε̣π̣ο̣ι̣σ̣

μάρτ(υς), Κωνσταντῖνον σὸν Ἀποτηρᾶν με [σ]κέποις

Accession number BZS.1958.106.3154
Diameter 28.0 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 1373.

Translation

μάρτυς, Κωνσταντῖνον σὸν Ἀποτηρᾶν με σκέποις.

Martyr, may you protect me, Constantine Apotyras.

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