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Basil proedros (= archbishop) of Lemnos (eleventh century)

Accession number BZS.1955.1.5041
Diameter 22 mm
Field diameter 19 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 2, no. 50.2.

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin holding Christ. On either side, the sigla: ̅ΘΥ̅ : Μήτηρ Θεοῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of six lines, a decoration above. Border of dots.


ΤΟΝΛΗ
ΜΝΙ,ΠΡΟΕ
ΔΡ,ΑΓΝΗΠΑΡ
ΘΕΝΕΦΥΛΑΤ
ΤΕΑΣΙΛ,
ΩΣΣΟΝΟΙ

ΚΕΤ,

Τὸν Λημνίων πρόεδρον, ἁγνὴ Παρθένε, φύλαττε Βασίλειον ὡς σὸν οἰκέτην

Translation

Τὸν Λημνίων πρόεδρον, ἁγνὴ Παρθένε, φύλαττε Βασίλειον ὡς σὸν οἰκέτην.

Virgin pure, watch over your servant Basil, archbishop of the people of Lemnos.

Commentary

Two dodecasyllabic verses.

Accession number BZS.1955.1.5041
Diameter 22 mm
Field diameter 19 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 2, no. 50.2.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1955.1.5041
Diameter 22 mm
Field diameter 19 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 2, no. 50.2.

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