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Eugeniotes (twelfth century, first half)

 
 

Obverse

The Mother of God standing, holding the Child before her. On either side, the inscription: μρ̅θυ̅. ηκυ|ρι|τι|σσ|α : Μ(ήτη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. ἡ Κυριώτισσα. Border of dots.

Reverse

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


ευγε
νιτην
ηθυ̅μη̅ρ
σκεποις

Εὐγενιώτην, ἡ Θ(εο)ῦ μή(τη)ρ, σκέποις

Obverse

The Mother of God standing, holding the Child before her. On either side, the inscription: μρ̅θυ̅. ηκυ|ρι|τι|σσ|α : Μ(ήτη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. ἡ Κυριώτισσα. Border of dots.

Reverse

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


ευγε
νιτην
ηθυ̅μη̅ρ
σκεποις

Εὐγενιώτην, ἡ Θ(εο)ῦ μή(τη)ρ, σκέποις

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.201
Diameter 24.0 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 801.

Translation

Εὐγενιώτην, ἡ Θεοῦ μήτηρ, σκέποις.

May you, the Mother of God, protect Eugeniotes.

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