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Basil (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

St. Basil standing, offering a blessing and holding the book. Sigla: |σι|λει|ο : Ὁ ἅγιος Βασίλειος. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

γρ
σσρ
γιετσ
ομνυμ
.ερ

Γραφὰς σφράγιζε τὰς ὁμωνύμου, π(άτ)ερ

Obverse

St. Basil standing, offering a blessing and holding the book. Sigla: |σι|λει|ο : Ὁ ἅγιος Βασίλειος. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

γρ
σσρ
γιετσ
ομνυμ
.ερ

Γραφὰς σφράγιζε τὰς ὁμωνύμου, π(άτ)ερ

Accession number BZS.1958.106.2334
Diameter 23.0 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 322.

Translation

Γραφὰς σφράγιζε τὰς ὁμωνύμου, πάτερ.

Holy father, seal the letters of your namesake.