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John (eleventh century, second half)

Accession number BZS.1955.1.3722
Diameter 20 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 2167b.

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God orans, the medallion of Christ before her. Sigla on either side: ΜΡ̅ΘΥ̅: Μ(ήτη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines, a cross above. Border of dots.

  
ΣΚΕΠΗ̣.
ΠΝΓΝΕ
ΣΟΝΛΤΡ̣,
ΙΝΝ
ΗΝ

σκέπη(ς), πάναγνε, σὸν λάτρ(ην) Ἰωάννην

Translation

σκέπης, πάναγνε, σὸν λάτρην Ἰωάννην.

All-holy One, may you protect your servant John.

Accession number BZS.1955.1.3722
Diameter 20 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 2167b.