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Anonymous (eleventh century, second half)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin orans. Sigla preserved at left: ̣̅ : Μ(ήτη)ρ [Θ(εο)ῦ]. Border of dots.

Reverse

Bust of St John Chrysostom, his right hand is not shown and in his left he holds a gospel book. Inscription in two columns: |.̣̅|Ο|ΣΤ|Μ, : ὁ ἅ(γιος) [Ἰ]ω(άννης) ὁ Χρ(υσό)στ(ο)μ(ος). Border of dots.

 

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin orans. Sigla preserved at left: ̣̅ : Μ(ήτη)ρ [Θ(εο)ῦ]. Border of dots.

Reverse

Bust of St John Chrysostom, his right hand is not shown and in his left he holds a gospel book. Inscription in two columns: |.̣̅|Ο|ΣΤ|Μ, : ὁ ἅ(γιος) [Ἰ]ω(άννης) ὁ Χρ(υσό)στ(ο)μ(ος). Border of dots.

 

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.3492
Diameter 15.0 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 7, 5.21.

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