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Anonymous (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

The archangel Gabriel holding a trefoil sceptre, shown as he appears in Annunciation scenes. Sigla at left: ορ|γι|ηλ : ὁ ἀρχ(άγγελος) Γαβ(ρ)ιήλ. Border of dots.

Reverse

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

κε
οηθει
τνλλ
νοντδι
εμεδι

σ

Κ(ύρι)ε βοήθει των βουλλῶνοντα δι᾽ ἐμὲ δι(καί)ως

Obverse

The archangel Gabriel holding a trefoil sceptre, shown as he appears in Annunciation scenes. Sigla at left: ορ|γι|ηλ : ὁ ἀρχ(άγγελος) Γαβ(ρ)ιήλ. Border of dots.

Reverse

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

κε
οηθει
τνλλ
νοντδι
εμεδι

σ

Κ(ύρι)ε βοήθει των βουλλῶνοντα δι᾽ ἐμὲ δι(καί)ως

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4078
Diameter 18.0 mm

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει των βουλλῶνοντα δι᾽ ἐμὲ δικαίως.

Lord, help the man sealing (this document) righteously in my name.

Commentary

The reading of this seal has been confirmed with the better preserved parallel cited in this entry.