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Basil Bolenos (eleventh/twelfth century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St. George holding a spear and shield. Details indistinct. Traces of sigla on either side: |γεο.|γι|ο. : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Γεό[ρ]γιο[ς]. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

μαρτυ
σολον
ασιλεον
σονσκε
ποισ

μάρτυς, Βοληνὸν Βασίλεον σὸν σκέποις

Obverse

Bust of St. George holding a spear and shield. Details indistinct. Traces of sigla on either side: |γεο.|γι|ο. : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Γεό[ρ]γιο[ς]. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

μαρτυ
σολον
ασιλεον
σονσκε
ποισ

μάρτυς, Βοληνὸν Βασίλεον σὸν σκέποις

Accession number BZS.1958.106.2553
Diameter 25.0 mm; field: 21.0 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 1366.

Translation

μάρτυς, Βοληνὸν Βασίλεον σὸν σκέποις.

Martyr, may protect your servant Basil Bolenos.

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