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Symeon (eleventh/twelfth century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin orans, with the medallion of Christ before her. Inscription : Μ̅Θ̅ : Μ(ήτηρ) Θ(εοῦ). Border of dots.

Reverse

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


ΓΡΑΦ,
ΣΦΡΑ,
Σ̣Υ̣ΜΕΝ
̣τσλ
ογ

γραφ(ὰς) σφραγίζ(ω) Συμεὼν (καὶ) τοὺς λόγ(ους)

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin orans, with the medallion of Christ before her. Inscription : Μ̅Θ̅ : Μ(ήτηρ) Θ(εοῦ). Border of dots.

Reverse

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


ΓΡΑΦ,
ΣΦΡΑ,
Σ̣Υ̣ΜΕΝ
̣τσλ
ογ

γραφ(ὰς) σφραγίζ(ω) Συμεὼν (καὶ) τοὺς λόγ(ους)

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.2325
Diameter 17.0 mm; field: 12.0 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 486.

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

Translation

γραφὰς σφραγίζω Συμεὼν καὶ τοὺς λόγους.

I seal the letters and correspondence of Symeon.