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Basil Opos (eleventh/twelfth century)

Accession number BZS.1947.2.282
Diameter 18 mm
Field diameter 13 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 564.

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God (Hodegetria) holding the Child in her left arm. On either side, the sigla: ̅θυ̅: Μή(τη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Above, a semi-circular inscription: οηγιτρι : Ὁδηγητρία. Border of dots.

Reverse

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


γρΦ,
σΦρ,γισμ,
σιλει,
tπ̣̣

γραφῶ(ν) σφρ(ά)γισμ(α) Βασιλεί(ου) τοῦ ῎Ωπου

Translation

γραφῶν σφράγισμα Βασιλείου τοῦ ῎Ωπου.

The seal of the letters of Basil Opos.

Commentary

Wassiliou-Seibt read the name in the dative case but we believe that the lettering warrants reading the expected genitive case.

Accession number BZS.1947.2.282
Diameter 18 mm
Field diameter 13 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 564.

Accession number BZS.1947.2.282
Diameter 18 mm
Field diameter 13 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 564.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1947.2.282
Diameter 18 mm
Field diameter 13 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 564.

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