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Symeon, monk (eleventh/twelfth century)

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.1473
Diameter 19 mm
Condition Chipped at bottom.
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 1580.

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God orans, the medallion before her. On either side, sigla: ̅θυ̅ : Μή(τη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. Border of dots.

οικ.ρˊ
Α̅συμε
κορσκε
ποισ

οἰκ[τ]ρ(ὸν) (μον)α(χὸν) Συμεών, κόρ(η), σκέποις

Translation

οἰκτρὸν μοναχὸν Συμεών, κόρη, σκέποις.

Virgin, may you watch over the humble monk Symeon.

Commentary

Note the unusual ligature of ΜΥ in the second line of the reverse.

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.1473
Diameter 19 mm
Condition Chipped at bottom.
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 1580.

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.1473
Diameter 19 mm
Condition Chipped at bottom.
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 1580.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.1473
Diameter 19 mm
Condition Chipped at bottom.
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 1580.

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