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Elias monk (tenth/eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Inscription in three lines with decoration above. Border of dots.


ΣΦΡΑ
ΓΙΣΗ
ΛΙΟΥ

Σφραγὶς Ἠλίου

Reverse

Inscription in four lines. Border of dots.

ΕΥΤΕ
ΛΣΟ
ΝΟΤΡΟ
ΠΟΥ

εὐτελοῦς μονοτρόπου

Obverse

Inscription in three lines with decoration above. Border of dots.


ΣΦΡΑ
ΓΙΣΗ
ΛΙΟΥ

Σφραγὶς Ἠλίου

Reverse

Inscription in four lines. Border of dots.

ΕΥΤΕ
ΛΣΟ
ΝΟΤΡΟ
ΠΟΥ

εὐτελοῦς μονοτρόπου

Accession number BZS.1955.1.5010
Diameter 12.0 mm; field: 7.0 mm
Previous Editions

Laurent, Corpus V/3, no. 1978. See also Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 2441.

Translation

Σφραγὶς Ἠλίου εὐτελοῦς μονοτρόπου.

Seal of the humble solitary Elias.

Commentary

Dodecasyllabic.