You are here:Home/Resources/ Byzantine Seals/ Search the Catalogue/ Anonymous (eleventh century, second half)

Anonymous (eleventh century, second half)

 
 

Obverse

Inscription of four lines beginning with a cross. A decoration above and below. Border of dots.

  
σα
φσπα
ριστ
τη

σαφῶς παριστῶ τῇ

Reverse

Inscription of four lines, the first line flanked by pellets, the last by dashes. A decoration above. Border of dots.

  
γρα
φητον
γραφε
α

γραφῇ τὸν γραφέα

Obverse

Inscription of four lines beginning with a cross. A decoration above and below. Border of dots.

  
σα
φσπα
ριστ
τη

σαφῶς παριστῶ τῇ

Reverse

Inscription of four lines, the first line flanked by pellets, the last by dashes. A decoration above. Border of dots.

  
γρα
φητον
γραφε
α

γραφῇ τὸν γραφέα

Accession number BZS.1955.1.3572
Diameter 22.0 mm; field: 11.0 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 1897.

Translation

σαφῶς παριστῶ τῇ γραφῇ τὸν γραφέα.

I make it clear through the letter who the writer is.

Commentary