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Basil (eleventh century)

Accession number BZS.1955.1.3705
Diameter 21 mm
Field diameter 19 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 1983.

Obverse

Indistinct image of the Mother of God standing, turning to her right (perhaps towards the manus Dei). On either side, the sigla: μρ̅θυ̅ : Μ(ήτη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines beginning with a cross. Border of dots.

σκεπ
νσ
σιλειον
σονοικε
τ

σκέπ(οις), ἄνασ(σ)α, Βασίλειον σὸν οἰκέτ(ην)

Translation

σκέποις, ἄνασσα, Βασίλειον σὸν οἰκέτην.

Lady, may you protect your servant Basil.

Commentary

A metrical seal with one syllable too many.

Accession number BZS.1955.1.3705
Diameter 21 mm
Field diameter 19 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 1983.

Accession number BZS.1955.1.3705
Diameter 21 mm
Field diameter 19 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 1983.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1955.1.3705
Diameter 21 mm
Field diameter 19 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 1983.

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