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Christopher (eleventh/twelfth century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St. John the Theologian. Details indistinct. Sigla preserved at right: Θ|Ε|ΟΛΟ|Γ,: [ὁ ἅ(γιος) Ἰω(άννης) ὁ] Θεόλογ(ος). Border of dots.

Reverse

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


ΣΚΕΠΟΙΣ
ΠΑΡΘΕΝΕ
ΝΛΟ,
ΧΡΙΟΦ
Ο̣Ρ̣

σκέποις, παρθένε, σὼν δούλο(ν) Χριστοφόρ(ον)

Obverse

Bust of St. John the Theologian. Details indistinct. Sigla preserved at right: Θ|Ε|ΟΛΟ|Γ,: [ὁ ἅ(γιος) Ἰω(άννης) ὁ] Θεόλογ(ος). Border of dots.

Reverse

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


ΣΚΕΠΟΙΣ
ΠΑΡΘΕΝΕ
ΝΛΟ,
ΧΡΙΟΦ
Ο̣Ρ̣

σκέποις, παρθένε, σὼν δούλο(ν) Χριστοφόρ(ον)

Accession number BZS.1947.2.1381
Diameter 23.0 mm; field: 21.0 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 2178.

Translation

σκέποις, παρθένε, σὼν δούλον Χριστοφόρον.

Virgin, may you protect your servant Christopher.

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