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Anonymous (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

The Virgin orans with a medallion of Christ before her; right half is effaced. Sigla preserved at left: ̣̅: Μ(ήτη)ρ [Θ(εο)ῦ]. Border of dots.

Reverse

St John Chrysostom; his right hand indistinct and holding a gospel book in his left; left side effaced. Inscription in two columns (only right survives): Ι̅|.|̣|., : [ὁ ἅγιος] Ἰω(άννης) [ὁ] Χρ(υσόστο)[μ](ος). Border of dots.

Obverse

The Virgin orans with a medallion of Christ before her; right half is effaced. Sigla preserved at left: ̣̅: Μ(ήτη)ρ [Θ(εο)ῦ]. Border of dots.

Reverse

St John Chrysostom; his right hand indistinct and holding a gospel book in his left; left side effaced. Inscription in two columns (only right survives): Ι̅|.|̣|., : [ὁ ἅγιος] Ἰω(άννης) [ὁ] Χρ(υσόστο)[μ](ος). Border of dots.

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.3371
Diameter 24.0 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 7, no. 10.2.

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