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Anonymous (eleventh century, second half)

 
 

Obverse

Inscription of five lines, a six-pointed star above. Clusters of pearls flank the fourth line, and a single pearl flanks the fifth. Border of large dots enclosed within borders of dots.

 ε̣χον̣τ
π̣ι̣στινου
μσκε
κριμε
νν

ἔχοντα πίστιν οὐδαμῶς κεκριμένων

Reverse

Inscription of five lines, a six-pointed star above. Dashes flank the last line. Border of dots enclosed within a double border of dots.


επιστο̣
λησσρ
γισμτον
τυποννο
ει

ἐπιστολῆς σφράγισμα τὸν τύπον νόει

Obverse

Inscription of five lines, a six-pointed star above. Clusters of pearls flank the fourth line, and a single pearl flanks the fifth. Border of large dots enclosed within borders of dots.

 ε̣χον̣τ
π̣ι̣στινου
μσκε
κριμε
νν

ἔχοντα πίστιν οὐδαμῶς κεκριμένων

Reverse

Inscription of five lines, a six-pointed star above. Dashes flank the last line. Border of dots enclosed within a double border of dots.


επιστο̣
λησσρ
γισμτον
τυποννο
ει

ἐπιστολῆς σφράγισμα τὸν τύπον νόει

Accession number BZS.1958.106.2885
Diameter 29.0 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 833.

Translation

ἔχοντα πίστιν οὐδαμῶς κεκριμένων ἐπιστολῆς σφράγισμα τὸν τύπον νόει.

Take this imprint, which authenticates contents in no wise secret, as the seal of this letter.

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