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Symeon vestes (eleventh century)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.3524
Diameter 21 mm
Condition Chipped and broken away in the upper quarter. Damaged on the obverse.
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 485.

Obverse

Inscription of three lines. Indeterminate border.

γρ
Φσσφρ
γιζ


Γραφὰς σφραγίζω

Reverse

Inscription of three lines, a decoration above. Indeterminate border.


συμε
νεσ
του

Συμεὼν βέστου

Translation

Γραφὰς σφραγίζω Συμεὼν βέστου.

I seal the letters of Symeon vestes.

Commentary

The inscription consists of two five-syllable hemistichs and may thus represent a ten-syllable metrical verse.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.3524
Diameter 21 mm
Condition Chipped and broken away in the upper quarter. Damaged on the obverse.
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 485.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.3524
Diameter 21 mm
Condition Chipped and broken away in the upper quarter. Damaged on the obverse.
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 485.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1958.106.3524
Diameter 21 mm
Condition Chipped and broken away in the upper quarter. Damaged on the obverse.
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 485.

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