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Basil (eleventh century, second half)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.2216
Diameter 20 mm
Field diameter 14 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 2064.

Obverse

Bust of St Stephen; details indistinct. Traces of an inscription on either side: |Σ|Τ|ΕΦΑ|ΝΟ|Σ: ὁ ἅ(γιος) Στέφανος. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

ΣΚΕ
ΠΟΙΣΜΕ
ΜΑΡΤ,Α
ΣΙˊΣΟΝ
ΛΑΤΡ/

σκέποις με, μάρτ(υς), Βασί(λειον) σὸν λάτρ(ιν)

Translation

σκέποις με, μάρτυς, Βασίλειον σὸν λάτριν.

May you, martyr, protect your servant Basil.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.2216
Diameter 20 mm
Field diameter 14 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 2064.