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John Megethes (eleventh/twelfth century)

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.2958
Diameter 23 mm
Condition Corroded, with loss of lettering on the reverse. The reading has been restored with reference to the parallel noted in this entry.
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 963.

Obverse

Bust of St. Nicholas holding the book and offering a blessing. Faint traces of an inscription on either side: |n|iko|λ|οσ : ὁ ἅγιος Νικόλαος. Border of dots.

Reverse

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

ιερρ
.σκε.
.̣̅τον..
.εθ

Ἱεράρ[χ]α, σκέ[π(οις) Ἰ]ω(άννην) τὸν [Μεγ]έθην

Translation

Ἱεράρχα, σκέποις Ἰωάννην τὸν Μεγέθην.

Hierarch (bishop), may you protect John Megethes.

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.2958
Diameter 23 mm
Condition Corroded, with loss of lettering on the reverse. The reading has been restored with reference to the parallel noted in this entry.
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 963.

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.2958
Diameter 23 mm
Condition Corroded, with loss of lettering on the reverse. The reading has been restored with reference to the parallel noted in this entry.
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 963.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.2958
Diameter 23 mm
Condition Corroded, with loss of lettering on the reverse. The reading has been restored with reference to the parallel noted in this entry.
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 963.

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