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Demetrios (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St. Demetrios holding a spear and shield. Sigla on either side: ||ΗΜΙ|ΤΡ,: ὁ ἅ(γιος) Δημίτρ(ιος). Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines beginning with a cross. Decorations above and below. Border of dots.

  
ΟΜΝΥ
ΜΝΤΤ
ΧΑΡΙΝΜΑΡ
ΤΥΣΙˊ
  

ὁμωνυμοῦντ(ι) τὴν χάριν, μάρτυς, δίδ(ου)

Obverse

Bust of St. Demetrios holding a spear and shield. Sigla on either side: ||ΗΜΙ|ΤΡ,: ὁ ἅ(γιος) Δημίτρ(ιος). Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines beginning with a cross. Decorations above and below. Border of dots.

  
ΟΜΝΥ
ΜΝΤΤ
ΧΑΡΙΝΜΑΡ
ΤΥΣΙˊ
  

ὁμωνυμοῦντ(ι) τὴν χάριν, μάρτυς, δίδ(ου)

Accession number BZS.1955.1.3695
Diameter 18.0 mm; field: 14.0 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 1681.

Translation

ὁμωνυμοῦντι τὴν χάριν, μάρτυς, δίδου.

Martyr, bestow your grace upon your namesake.

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