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Anonymous (eleventh/twelfth century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God orans. Sigla on either side: ̅θυ̅: Μ(ήτη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines beginning with a cross. Border of dots.

σκεπ,
γνημε
πειρτη
ρινι
ου

σκέπ(οις), ἁγνή, με πειρατηρίων βίου

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God orans. Sigla on either side: ̅θυ̅: Μ(ήτη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines beginning with a cross. Border of dots.

σκεπ,
γνημε
πειρτη
ρινι
ου

σκέπ(οις), ἁγνή, με πειρατηρίων βίου

Accession number BZS.1958.106.4784
Diameter 20.0 mm; field: 11.0 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 1962.

Translation

σκέποις, ἁγνή, με πειρατηρίων βίου.

Holy One, may you protect me from the tribulations of life.

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