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Gregory (eleventh century, second half)

 
 

Obverse

John the Baptist, his right hand raised, holding a scroll in his left hand. Traces of epigraphy on the right: ΜΟ|Σ: [ὁ ἅ(γιος) Ἰω(άννης) ὁ Πρόδρο]μος. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

....ΡΜ̣
Σ̣ΚΕΠΕ
...ΓΟΡΑ
Τ̣Σ̣
Λ

[Πρόδ]ρ(ο)μ[ε], σκέπε [Γρη]γορᾷ τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Obverse

John the Baptist, his right hand raised, holding a scroll in his left hand. Traces of epigraphy on the right: ΜΟ|Σ: [ὁ ἅ(γιος) Ἰω(άννης) ὁ Πρόδρο]μος. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

....ΡΜ̣
Σ̣ΚΕΠΕ
...ΓΟΡΑ
Τ̣Σ̣
Λ

[Πρόδ]ρ(ο)μ[ε], σκέπε [Γρη]γορᾷ τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.3664
Diameter 20.0 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 1831.

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

Translation

Πρόδρομε, σκέπε Γρηγορᾷ τῷ σῷ δούλῳ.

Forerunner, protect your servant Gregory.