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Paul (eleventh/twelfth century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Apostle Paul. Details indistinct. Traces of an inscription at left: |Π|Α: ὁ ἅ(γιος) Πα[ύλος]. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines beginning with a cross. The lower line is missing. Border of dots.

ΟΜ
ΝΙΜΟΥΝ
ΤΙΠΑΤΕΡ
ΣΙΙ
Χ

ὁμωνιμοῦντι, πάτερ, σὶ(ν) δίδου χ[άριν]

Obverse

Bust of the Apostle Paul. Details indistinct. Traces of an inscription at left: |Π|Α: ὁ ἅ(γιος) Πα[ύλος]. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines beginning with a cross. The lower line is missing. Border of dots.

ΟΜ
ΝΙΜΟΥΝ
ΤΙΠΑΤΕΡ
ΣΙΙ
Χ

ὁμωνιμοῦντι, πάτερ, σὶ(ν) δίδου χ[άριν]

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.2230
Diameter 22.0 mm; field: 18.0 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 1665b.

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

Translation

ὁμωνιμοῦντι, πάτερ, σὶν δίδου χάριν.

Father, bestow your grace on your servant of the same name.