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Basil (eleventh/twelfth century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God with the medallion of Christ before her. Details indistinct. No sigla visible. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

Φ̣ΡΑΓ̣
Ε̣ΦΥΚ.
Υ̣ΤΕΛ̣
ΑΣΙΛΙ
Ο̣Υ̣

[σ]φραγ[ὶς π]έφυκ[α ε]ὐτελ[οῦς Β]ασιλίου

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God with the medallion of Christ before her. Details indistinct. No sigla visible. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

Φ̣ΡΑΓ̣
Ε̣ΦΥΚ.
Υ̣ΤΕΛ̣
ΑΣΙΛΙ
Ο̣Υ̣

[σ]φραγ[ὶς π]έφυκ[α ε]ὐτελ[οῦς Β]ασιλίου

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.3108
Diameter 19.0 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 2712.

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

Translation

σφραγὶς πέφυκα εὐτελοῦς Βασιλίου.

I am the seal of the humble Basil.