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The bishop of Agrai (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St. Demetrios holding a spear and an oval shield decorated with pellets. Inscription: |Δ|ΗΜ: Ὁ ἅγιος Δημήτριος. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines preceded by a cross. Border of dots.

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Σφραγς ἐπισκόπου Ἀγρῶν

Obverse

Bust of St. Demetrios holding a spear and an oval shield decorated with pellets. Inscription: |Δ|ΗΜ: Ὁ ἅγιος Δημήτριος. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines preceded by a cross. Border of dots.

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Σφραγς ἐπισκόπου Ἀγρῶν

Accession number BZS.1958.106.5286
Diameter 17.0 mm; field: 9.0 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 3, no. 87.2.
Laurent, Corpus V/3, no. 1743 (the rev.).

Translation

Σφραγὶς ἐπισκόπου Ἀγρῶν.

Seal of the bishop of Agrai.

Commentary

On the seals of the bishops and bishopric of Agrai, see the commentary to BZS 1958.106.106; see also Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 2437.