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John (eleventh/twelfth century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God orans, the medallion of God before her. No sigla visible. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines beginning with a cross. Decorations above and below. Border of dots.

  
ΣΚΕΠ,
ΠΑΝΑΓΝΕ
ΣΟΝΛΟΝ
ΙΑΗΝ
  

σκέπ(οις), πάναγνε, σὸν δοῦλον Ἰωάννην

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God orans, the medallion of God before her. No sigla visible. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines beginning with a cross. Decorations above and below. Border of dots.

  
ΣΚΕΠ,
ΠΑΝΑΓΝΕ
ΣΟΝΛΟΝ
ΙΑΗΝ
  

σκέπ(οις), πάναγνε, σὸν δοῦλον Ἰωάννην

Accession number BZS.1947.2.1481
Diameter 23.0 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 2166.

Translation

σκέποις, πάναγνε, σὸν δοῦλον Ἰωάννην.

All-holy One, may you protect your servant John.

Commentary