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N. Hierakes (eleventh century, second half)

Accession number BZS.1947.2.1169
Diameter 20 mm
Field diameter 16 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 2090.

Obverse

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

Reverse

Inscription of four lines beginning with a cross. Border of dots.

ΣΚΕΠ,
ΜΕ̅ΘΥ̅
ΤΟΝΙΕ
ΡΑΚˊ

σκέπ(οις) με, Μῆ(τε)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ, τὸν Ἱεράκ(ην)

Translation

σκέποις με, Μῆτερ Θεοῦ, τὸν Ἱεράκην.

Mother of God, may you protect Hierakes.

Accession number BZS.1947.2.1169
Diameter 20 mm
Field diameter 16 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 2090.