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Anonymous (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St. Basil with a book visible in left hand. Visible at left: ||ἅ(γιος) Βα[σιλ(ειος)]Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

ΣΦΡΑ
.ΙΣΕΙΜΙ
ΤΗΝΓΡΑ
ΛΕΠΝ
ΟΕΙ

οὗ σφρα[γ]ίς εἰμι τὴν γραφ(ὴν) βλέπ(ων) νόει

Obverse

Bust of St. Basil with a book visible in left hand. Visible at left: ||ἅ(γιος) Βα[σιλ(ειος)]Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

ΣΦΡΑ
.ΙΣΕΙΜΙ
ΤΗΝΓΡΑ
ΛΕΠΝ
ΟΕΙ

οὗ σφρα[γ]ίς εἰμι τὴν γραφ(ὴν) βλέπ(ων) νόει

Accession number BZS.1955.1.3530
Diameter 15.0 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 1708.

Translation

οὗ σφραγίς εἰμι τὴν γραφὴν βλέπων νόει.

Know whose seal I am by looking at the letter.

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