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Basil (eleventh century)

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.2289
Diameter 24 mm
Field diameter 22 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 1663.

Obverse

St. Basil standing and offering a blessing. Epigraphy visible on left, but unclear. On the right: λ|ει|οσ : [ὁ ἅγιος Βασί]λειος. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines beginning with a cross. Border of dots.

ομ
νιμΝτ,
τονσφρα
γιζοντ,
.κε.

ὁμωνιμοῦντ(α) τὸν σφραγίζοντ(α) [σ]κέ[π(οις)]

Translation

Ὁμωνιμοῦντα τὸν σφραγίζοντα σκέποις.

May you protect the man of the same name who is attaching his seal.

Commentary

The owner's name can be deduced from the image and the inscription.

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.2289
Diameter 24 mm
Field diameter 22 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 1663.

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.2289
Diameter 24 mm
Field diameter 22 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 1663.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.2289
Diameter 24 mm
Field diameter 22 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 1663.

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