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Anonymous (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God orans, the medallion of Christ before her. Details indistinct. Sigla: ̅ΘΥ̅: Μήτηρ Θεοῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

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

  
ΣΦΡ
ΓΙΣΕΙΜΙ
ΤΓΡΦ
ΛΕΠΝ
ΝΟΕΙ

οὗ σφραγίς εἰμι τὴν γραφὴν βλέπων νόει

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God orans, the medallion of Christ before her. Details indistinct. Sigla: ̅ΘΥ̅: Μήτηρ Θεοῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

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

  
ΣΦΡ
ΓΙΣΕΙΜΙ
ΤΓΡΦ
ΛΕΠΝ
ΝΟΕΙ

οὗ σφραγίς εἰμι τὴν γραφὴν βλέπων νόει

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.2196
Diameter 20.0 mm; field: 16.0 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 1708ιθ.

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

Translation

οὗ σφραγίς εἰμι τὴν γραφὴν βλέπων νόει.

Know whose seal I am by looking at the letter.