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Theodore (eleventh/twelfth century)

Accession number BZS.1947.2.2076
Diameter 18 mm
Previous Editions

Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 2324.

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin, facing, nimbate, orans, with the medallion of Christ before her. Sigla to both sides: ̄θῡ: Μήτηρ Θεοῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription in five lines. Border of dots.

σφραγ,
αγνησυ
τνλογ,
θεοδωρ
ου

Σφραγ(ὶς), ἁγνή, συ τῶν λόγ(ων) Θεοδώρου

Translation

Σφραγὶς ἁγνή συ τῶν λόγων Θεοδώρου.

Holy One, may you be the seal of Theodore's words.

Commentary

Dodecasyllable.

Accession number BZS.1947.2.2076
Diameter 18 mm
Previous Editions

Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 2324.