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Christopher (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Inscription of four lines, with a cross above. A pellet below. Border of dots.

 
...ΦΣ
Σ̣..̣ΓΙ
.

[γρα]φὰς σ[φρ]αγί[ζ]ω

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. Border of dots.

̣ΛΟ
Γ̣ΣΧ̣..
Σ̣Τ̣Ο̣Φ̣.
Ρ̣

(καὶ) λόγους Χ[ρι]στοφ[ό]ρ[ου]

Obverse

Inscription of four lines, with a cross above. A pellet below. Border of dots.

 
...ΦΣ
Σ̣..̣ΓΙ
.

[γρα]φὰς σ[φρ]αγί[ζ]ω

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. Border of dots.

̣ΛΟ
Γ̣ΣΧ̣..
Σ̣Τ̣Ο̣Φ̣.
Ρ̣

(καὶ) λόγους Χ[ρι]στοφ[ό]ρ[ου]

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.3600
Diameter 17.0 mm
Credit Line Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of Thomas Whittemore.

Translation

γραφὰς σφραγίζω καὶ λόγους Χριστοφόρου.

I seal the letters and correspondence of Christopher.

Commentary

A twelve-syllable verse that should be added to the entry in Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 416.