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Basil thytes (metropolitan) of the Thessalians (twelfth century)

 
 

Obverse

St. Basil standing, holding book. Inscription in two columns: ||ΣΙΛ|ΕΙ|ΟΣ: Ὁ ἅγιος Βασίλειος. Border of dots.

Reverse

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


ΟΜΝΥ
ΜΟΝΣΟΙ
ΘΕΤΤΑΛΝ
ΘΥΤΗΝ
ΣΚΕΠΕ

Ὁμώνυμόν σοι Θετταλῶν θύτην σκέπε.

Obverse

St. Basil standing, holding book. Inscription in two columns: ||ΣΙΛ|ΕΙ|ΟΣ: Ὁ ἅγιος Βασίλειος. Border of dots.

Reverse

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


ΟΜΝΥ
ΜΟΝΣΟΙ
ΘΕΤΤΑΛΝ
ΘΥΤΗΝ
ΣΚΕΠΕ

Ὁμώνυμόν σοι Θετταλῶν θύτην σκέπε.

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4992
Diameter 24.0 mm; field: 20.0 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 1, no. 18.80. See also Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 1622.
A similar seal, likely from the same boulloterion, is published in Laurent, Corpus V/1, no. 461.