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Anonymous (eleventh century, first half)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God orans. Sigla on either side: ΜΡ̅ΘΥ̅: Μ(ήτη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

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

  
ΣΡΑ
ΓΙΣΕΙΜΙ
ΤΗΝΓΡΑ
̣ΗΝΛΕ
..Ν̣Γ̣Ν̣
Θ,

οὗ σφραγίς εἰμι τὴν γραφὴν βλέ[πω]ν γνῶθ(ι)

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God orans. Sigla on either side: ΜΡ̅ΘΥ̅: Μ(ήτη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

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

  
ΣΡΑ
ΓΙΣΕΙΜΙ
ΤΗΝΓΡΑ
̣ΗΝΛΕ
..Ν̣Γ̣Ν̣
Θ,

οὗ σφραγίς εἰμι τὴν γραφὴν βλέ[πω]ν γνῶθ(ι)

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.2041
Diameter 21.0 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 1704b.

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

Translation

οὗ σφραγίς εἰμι τὴν γραφὴν βλέπων γνῶθι.

Find out whose seal I am by looking at the letter.