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Sergios (twelfth century, first half)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God orans, the medallion of Christ before her. Sigla on either side: ̅ΘΥ̅: Μ(ήτη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

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


ΣΟΝΣΕΡ
ΓΙΟΝΜΕ
ΤΡΟΠΑΡΘΕ
ΝΕΣΚΕΠ
ΟΙΣ

σὸν Σέργιόν με, μητροπάρθενε, σκέποις

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God orans, the medallion of Christ before her. Sigla on either side: ̅ΘΥ̅: Μ(ήτη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

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


ΣΟΝΣΕΡ
ΓΙΟΝΜΕ
ΤΡΟΠΑΡΘΕ
ΝΕΣΚΕΠ
ΟΙΣ

σὸν Σέργιόν με, μητροπάρθενε, σκέποις

Accession number BZS.1955.1.3728
Diameter 26.0 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 2243.

Translation

σὸν Σέργιόν με, μητροπάρθενε, σκέποις.

Virgin Mother of God, may you protect me, your (servant) Sergios.

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