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Anonymous (eleventh century)

Accession Number:
BZS.1958.106.1861

Details

Diameter:
33 mm
Field:
28 mm

Obverse

Anonymous (eleventh century)

Scene of the Entry of the Most Holy Theotokos into the Temple (Presentation of the Virgin). Border of dots.

Reverse

Anonymous (eleventh century)

Inscription in six lines. Border of dots.

ΟΥ
ΣΦΡΑΓΙΣ
ΕΙΜΙΤΗΝ
ΓΡΑΦΗΝ
ΒΛΕΠΩΝ
ΝΟΕΙ

Οὕ σφραγίς εἰμι τὴν γραφὴν βλέπων νόει

Translation

Οὕ σφραγίς εἰμι τὴν γραφὴν βλέπων νόει.

Find out whose seal I am by looking at the letter.

Audio

Commentary

Dodecasyllable.

 

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