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Basil (eleventh/twelfth century)

 
 

Obverse

Two standing figures. The figure on the left holds a globus in his left hand. The figure on the right holds an object in his left hand (a book?) and raises his right hand before him. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

..Ρ̣Α̣
ΦΑΣΣΦρ,
Γ̣ΙΚΑι
Λ̣ΟΓΣ̣.
ΙΛΕΙ

[γ]ραφὰς σφρ(α)[γ]ίζω καὶ λόγους Βα[σ]ιλείου

Obverse

Two standing figures. The figure on the left holds a globus in his left hand. The figure on the right holds an object in his left hand (a book?) and raises his right hand before him. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

..Ρ̣Α̣
ΦΑΣΣΦρ,
Γ̣ΙΚΑι
Λ̣ΟΓΣ̣.
ΙΛΕΙ

[γ]ραφὰς σφρ(α)[γ]ίζω καὶ λόγους Βα[σ]ιλείου

Accession number BZS.1955.1.3611
Diameter 16.0 mm
Condition Chipped.
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 369e.

Translation

γραφὰς σφραγίζω καὶ λόγους Βασιλείου.

I seal the letters and correspondence of Basil.

Commentary

Wassiliou-Seibt identifies the two standing figures on the obverse as the Archangel Michael (on the left) and St. Nicholas.