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John (eleventh/twelfth century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St. John Chrysostom offering a blessing. Sigla on either side: |Ι̅: ὁ ἅ(γιος) Ἰω(άννης) (ὁ) Χρ(υσόστομος). Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines, a cross above. Border of dots.


ΟΜΝΥ
ΜΣΡΑ
ΓΙΕΤΑΣ
ΓΡΑΑΣ
ΜΑΚΑΡ

ὁμωνύμου σφράγιζε τὰς γραφὰς, μάκαρ

Obverse

Bust of St. John Chrysostom offering a blessing. Sigla on either side: |Ι̅: ὁ ἅ(γιος) Ἰω(άννης) (ὁ) Χρ(υσόστομος). Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines, a cross above. Border of dots.


ΟΜΝΥ
ΜΣΡΑ
ΓΙΕΤΑΣ
ΓΡΑΑΣ
ΜΑΚΑΡ

ὁμωνύμου σφράγιζε τὰς γραφὰς, μάκαρ

Accession number BZS.1955.1.3688
Diameter 18.0 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 1646.

Translation

ὁμωνύμου σφράγιζε τὰς γραφὰς, μάκαρ.

Blessed one, seal the writings of your namesake.

Commentary