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John Serblias (eleventh/twelfth century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St. John the Baptist offering a blessing with his right hand. Details indistinct. On either side, sigla: |ι̅ο||δρ|μ,: ὁ ἅ(γιος) Ἰω(άννης) ὁ Πρ(ό)δρ(ο)μ(ος). Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines, a cross of dots above. Border of dots.


λογσ
φυλαττε
σερλια
ι̅

λόγους φύλαττε Σερβλία Ἰω(άννου)

Obverse

Bust of St. John the Baptist offering a blessing with his right hand. Details indistinct. On either side, sigla: |ι̅ο||δρ|μ,: ὁ ἅ(γιος) Ἰω(άννης) ὁ Πρ(ό)δρ(ο)μ(ος). Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines, a cross of dots above. Border of dots.


λογσ
φυλαττε
σερλια
ι̅

λόγους φύλαττε Σερβλία Ἰω(άννου)

Accession number BZS.1947.2.1276
Diameter 20.0 mm; field: 14.0 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 1334.

Translation

λόγους φύλαττε Σερβλία Ἰωάννου.

Protect the words of John Serblias.

Commentary