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Anonymous (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St John Chrysostom blessing with his right hand and holding a gospel book with his left. Inscription in two columns: ̣|Ι̣|Ο : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Ἰω(άννης) ὁ Χρ(υσόστομος). Border of dots.

Reverse

Bust of a male saint, likely St Kosmas. Traces of an omophorion and a gospel book in his left hand. Incomplete inscription which is damaged on the left side. Inscription in two columns (only right survives): Μ|Α|Σ : [ὁ ἅ(γιος) Κοσ]μάς.

Obverse

Bust of St John Chrysostom blessing with his right hand and holding a gospel book with his left. Inscription in two columns: ̣|Ι̣|Ο : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Ἰω(άννης) ὁ Χρ(υσόστομος). Border of dots.

Reverse

Bust of a male saint, likely St Kosmas. Traces of an omophorion and a gospel book in his left hand. Incomplete inscription which is damaged on the left side. Inscription in two columns (only right survives): Μ|Α|Σ : [ὁ ἅ(γιος) Κοσ]μάς.

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.3513
Diameter 21.0 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 7, 15.17. 

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