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Anonymous (eleventh/twelfth century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St Demetrios holding a spear over his right shoulder. Inscription on either side: ||ημ|η : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Δημή[τρ(ιος)]. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines, bottom line not preserved. A cross above. Border of dots.


σφρα
γισει.
.γραφˊ
..ν,ο
..

οὗ σφραγίς εἰμ[ι τ]ὴν γραφ(ὴν) [ὁρ]ῶν <ν>ό[ει]

Obverse

Bust of St Demetrios holding a spear over his right shoulder. Inscription on either side: ||ημ|η : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Δημή[τρ(ιος)]. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines, bottom line not preserved. A cross above. Border of dots.


σφρα
γισει.
.γραφˊ
..ν,ο
..

οὗ σφραγίς εἰμ[ι τ]ὴν γραφ(ὴν) [ὁρ]ῶν <ν>ό[ει]

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.1724
Diameter 17.0 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 1717.

Credit Line Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of Thomas Whittemore.

Translation

οὗ σφραγίς εἰμι τὴν γραφὴν ὁρῶν νόει.

Know whose seal I am when you see the letter.