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Stephanos symponos, nosokomos (eleventh/twelfth century)

 
 

Obverse

A Greek cross mounted on a base of steps and decorated with pearls at the ends. In the quarters: ΙΣ̅ΧΣ̅|ΝΙΚΑ: Ἰ(ησοῦ)ς Χ(ριστὸ)ς νίκᾳ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines (presumably a cross above, in keeping with the parallel specimen noted in this entry). Border of dots.

̣ΦΡΑΓ̣
Σ̣ΤΕΦΑ
ΝΣΥΠΟΝ
Ν̣Ο̣Σ̣Ο̣Κ̣Ο̣
̣̣

σφραγ[ὶ(ς)] Στεφάν[ου] συμπόν[ου], νοσοκόμου

Obverse

A Greek cross mounted on a base of steps and decorated with pearls at the ends. In the quarters: ΙΣ̅ΧΣ̅|ΝΙΚΑ: Ἰ(ησοῦ)ς Χ(ριστὸ)ς νίκᾳ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines (presumably a cross above, in keeping with the parallel specimen noted in this entry). Border of dots.

̣ΦΡΑΓ̣
Σ̣ΤΕΦΑ
ΝΣΥΠΟΝ
Ν̣Ο̣Σ̣Ο̣Κ̣Ο̣
̣̣

σφραγ[ὶ(ς)] Στεφάν[ου] συμπόν[ου], νοσοκόμου

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.3290
Diameter 24.0 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 2892e.

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

Translation

σφραγὶς Στεφάνου συμπόνου, νοσοκόμου.

Seal of Stephanos, symponos (and) nosokomos.