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Anonymous (eleventh/twelfth century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St Basil holding the book and offering a blessing. Sigla: ||ασ|ι|λ, : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Βασίλ(ειος). Border of dots.

Reverse

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


σφραγ,
ειμιν
γραφην
λεπν
νοει

οὗ σφραγ(ίς) εἰμι τὴν γραφὴν βλέπων νόει

Obverse

Bust of St Basil holding the book and offering a blessing. Sigla: ||ασ|ι|λ, : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Βασίλ(ειος). Border of dots.

Reverse

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


σφραγ,
ειμιν
γραφην
λεπν
νοει

οὗ σφραγ(ίς) εἰμι τὴν γραφὴν βλέπων νόει

Accession number BZS.1958.106.2559
Diameter 25.0 mm; field: 14.0 mm
Condition Chipped and corroded.

Translation

οὗ σφραγίς εἰμι τὴν γραφὴν βλέπων νόει.

Find out whose seal I am by looking at the letter.

Commentary

Dodecasyllable.