You are here:Home/Resources/ Byzantine Seals/ Search the Catalogue/ Moschos Agrites (eleventh/twelfth century)

Moschos Agrites (eleventh/twelfth century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God orans, the medallion of Christ before her. Sigla on either side: μ̅θ̅: Μ(ήτηρ) Θ(εοῦ). Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines (likely with a cross above). Border of dots.

πανα
γ,με,θ,
μοσχον
αγριτ,

πάναγ(νε), μὲ β(οή)θ(ει) Μόσχον Ἀγρίτην

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God orans, the medallion of Christ before her. Sigla on either side: μ̅θ̅: Μ(ήτηρ) Θ(εοῦ). Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines (likely with a cross above). Border of dots.

πανα
γ,με,θ,
μοσχον
αγριτ,

πάναγ(νε), μὲ β(οή)θ(ει) Μόσχον Ἀγρίτην

Accession number BZS.1958.106.2940
Diameter 16.0 mm; field: 12.0 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 1751.

Translation

πάναγνε, μὲ βοήθει Μόσχον Ἀγρίτην.

All-holy One, help me, Moschos Agrites.

Commentary