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Amalric patriarch of Jerusalem (1158–1180)

 
 

Obverse

The Resurrection. Christ in center, holding a patriarchal cross in his left hand. With his right hand he draws up a kneeling figure, behind whom stands a woman with her arm extended. Two kneeling figures are discernible at right. Inscription in two columns: H | ANA – . | . | ACI. : Ἡ Ἀνά[στ]ασι[ς]. No visible border.

Reverse

Inscription in five lines, a cross between two six-rayed stars above. No border visible.


ΑALRICUS
SC̅ERESURREC
TIONISECCLESI
PATRIAR
CHA

Amalricus S(an)c(ta)e Resurrectionis ecclesiae patriarcha.

Obverse

The Resurrection. Christ in center, holding a patriarchal cross in his left hand. With his right hand he draws up a kneeling figure, behind whom stands a woman with her arm extended. Two kneeling figures are discernible at right. Inscription in two columns: H | ANA – . | . | ACI. : Ἡ Ἀνά[στ]ασι[ς]. No visible border.

Reverse

Inscription in five lines, a cross between two six-rayed stars above. No border visible.


ΑALRICUS
SC̅ERESURREC
TIONISECCLESI
PATRIAR
CHA

Amalricus S(an)c(ta)e Resurrectionis ecclesiae patriarcha.

Accession number BZS 1951.31.5.2937
Diameter 44.0 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 5 no. 19.3a. Similar specimens are described in Sigillographie de l'Orient latin, 75 and 77; Likhachev, Molivdovuly, 172–173, pl. LXIX, 13.