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Theosteriktos protos and monk (eleventh/twelfth century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin orans with medallion of Christ before her. Sigla: ΜΡ̅ΘΥ̅ : Μήτηρ Θεοῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription in four lines with cross above. Border of dots.


πρτ
μοναχ
σφραγισθεο
ηρικτ

Πρώτου μοναχοῦ σφραγὶς Θεοστηρίκτου

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin orans with medallion of Christ before her. Sigla: ΜΡ̅ΘΥ̅ : Μήτηρ Θεοῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription in four lines with cross above. Border of dots.


πρτ
μοναχ
σφραγισθεο
ηρικτ

Πρώτου μοναχοῦ σφραγὶς Θεοστηρίκτου

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.690
Diameter 25.0 mm; field: 17.0 mm
Previous Editions

Laurent, Corpus V/2, no. 1313. See also Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 1877.

Translation

Πρώτου μοναχοῦ σφραγὶς Θεοστηρίκτου.

Seal of Theosteriktos, protos and monk.

Commentary

Dodecasyllable.