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Bardas Aboudimos (eleventh/twelfth century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God orans, the medallion of Christ before her. Sigla on either side: ̣̅θυ̅ : Μή(τη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. Border of dots.

̣.
μσφργι̣
μρ
συκορη

Ἀβουδίμου σφράγι[σ]μα Βάρδα σύ, κόρη

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God orans, the medallion of Christ before her. Sigla on either side: ̣̅θυ̅ : Μή(τη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. Border of dots.

̣.
μσφργι̣
μρ
συκορη

Ἀβουδίμου σφράγι[σ]μα Βάρδα σύ, κόρη

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.1975
Diameter 21.0 mm
Condition Struck off center.
Previous Editions

This inscription should be added to the corpus of metrical seals assembled by Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden, vol. I.

Translation

Ἀβουδίμου σφράγισμα Βάρδα σύ, κόρη.

Virgin, be Thou the seal of Bardas Aboudimos.