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John (eleventh century)

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.3592
Diameter 21 mm
Field diameter 17 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 981.

Obverse

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

Reverse

Inscription of four lines, a cross above and a decoration below. Border of dots.

  
ι̅Π̣Α̣Ν̣Α̣
γνεΣ̣Ο̣Ν̣
ουλον
σκεπε
  

Ἰω(άννην), πάναγνε, σὸν δοῦλον σκέπε

Translation

Ἰωάννην, πάναγνε, σὸν δοῦλον σκέπε.

All holy one, watch over your servant John.

Commentary

Metrical seal dated by Wassiliou-Seibt to the years between 1060 and 1090.

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.3592
Diameter 21 mm
Field diameter 17 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 981.

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.3592
Diameter 21 mm
Field diameter 17 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 981.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.3592
Diameter 21 mm
Field diameter 17 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 981.