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Paul (twelfth century, second half)

 
 

Obverse

St. Demetrios standing, holding a spear in his right hand and balancing his shield against the ground with his left. On either side, epigraphy: ||η|τ|ρι|ο,:  ὁ ἅ(γιος) Δημήτριο(ς). Border of dots.

Reverse

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

η
τριεσκε
ποισμε
πυ
Λ̣ον
οικετ/ ν

Δημήτριε, σκέποις με Παῦλον οἰκέτ(η)ν

Obverse

St. Demetrios standing, holding a spear in his right hand and balancing his shield against the ground with his left. On either side, epigraphy: ||η|τ|ρι|ο,:  ὁ ἅ(γιος) Δημήτριο(ς). Border of dots.

Reverse

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

η
τριεσκε
ποισμε
πυ
Λ̣ον
οικετ/ ν

Δημήτριε, σκέποις με Παῦλον οἰκέτ(η)ν

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.771
Diameter 23.0 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 633.

Translation

Δημήτριε, σκέποις με Παῦλον οἰκέτην.

Demetrios, may you watch over me, your servant Paul.

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