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Anonymous (eleventh/twelfth century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God holding the Child in her left arm. Sigla: ̅θυ̅: Μή(τη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines, a cross above. Border of dots.


με̅ρθυ̅
σραγισ
τεσκε
πησυ
 μοι 

Μ(ῆτ)ερ Θ(εο)ῦ, σφραγὶς τε (καὶ) σκέπη σύ μοι

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God holding the Child in her left arm. Sigla: ̅θυ̅: Μή(τη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines, a cross above. Border of dots.


με̅ρθυ̅
σραγισ
τεσκε
πησυ
 μοι 

Μ(ῆτ)ερ Θ(εο)ῦ, σφραγὶς τε (καὶ) σκέπη σύ μοι

Accession number BZS.1958.106.5508
Diameter 22.0 mm; field: 18.0 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 1431.

Translation

Μῆτερ Θεοῦ, σφραγὶς τε καὶ σκέπη σύ μοι.

Mother of God, be Thou my seal and protection.

Commentary