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Stephen (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Inscription of three lines, beginning with a cross. Star above. Border of dots.


ΓΡΑ
Φ,ΣΦΡΑ
ΓΙΖ̣

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. Star above and below. Border of dots.


ΚΑΙ
ΛΟΓΣ
ΤΣΤΕ
ΦΑΝ

γραφ(ὰς) σφραγίζω καὶ λόγους τοῦ Στεφάνου

Obverse

Inscription of three lines, beginning with a cross. Star above. Border of dots.


ΓΡΑ
Φ,ΣΦΡΑ
ΓΙΖ̣

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. Star above and below. Border of dots.


ΚΑΙ
ΛΟΓΣ
ΤΣΤΕ
ΦΑΝ

γραφ(ὰς) σφραγίζω καὶ λόγους τοῦ Στεφάνου

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.1600
Diameter 17.0 mm; field: 12.0 mm
Credit Line Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of Thomas Whittemore.

Translation

γραφὰς σφραγίζω καὶ λόγους τοῦ Στεφάνου.

I seal the letters and correspondence of Stephen.

Commentary

Metrical inscription of twelve syllables, which should be added to the corpus assembled by Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I.