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Anonymous (eleventh/twelfth century)

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.458
Diameter 22 mm
Condition Blank too small for die.

Obverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

ητεισ
μ̣αθε̣ι̣ναν̅ε̅
σημαν
τροντι
νοσ

[ζ]ητεῖς μαθεῖν, ἄν(θρωπ)ε, σήμαντρον τίνος

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

γραφη
παριστα
προσ̣χ̣ε̣σ̣αυ
τ̣ηκεμα
θε

γραφὴ παριστᾷ, πρόσχες αὐτῇ κε μάθε

Translation

ζητεῖς μαθεῖν, ἄνθρωπε, σήμαντρον τίνος; γραφὴ παριστᾷ, πρόσχες αὐτῇ κε μάθε.

Do you seek to know, sir, whose seal this is? The letter tells you, so direct your attention to that and find out.

Commentary

A seal with a very similar inscription is found in Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 836.

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.458
Diameter 22 mm
Condition Blank too small for die.
Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.458
Diameter 22 mm
Condition Blank too small for die.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.458
Diameter 22 mm
Condition Blank too small for die.

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