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John pansebastos and parakoimomenos (twelfth/thirteenth century)

 
 

Obverse

Image of St George standing, holding a spear and shield. Inscription on either side (the one on the left in the shape of a cross): Ο|Α|ΟΓΣ|ΙΓΕ|Ρ|ΓΙ|ΟΣ: ὁ ἅγιος Γεώργιος. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of six lines, a cross above and a decoration below. Border of dots.


ΣΦΡΑΓΙΣ
ΟΜΑΡΤΥΣΤ
ΓΡΑΦΙΑ
ΤΠΑΝΣΕΑ
ΚΑΙΠΑΡΑ
ΚΟΙ
ΜΜΕΝΟΥ
  

σφραγὶς ὁ μάρτυς τῶν γραφῶν Ἰωάννου τοῦ πανσεβάστου καὶ παρακοιμωμένου

Obverse

Image of St George standing, holding a spear and shield. Inscription on either side (the one on the left in the shape of a cross): Ο|Α|ΟΓΣ|ΙΓΕ|Ρ|ΓΙ|ΟΣ: ὁ ἅγιος Γεώργιος. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of six lines, a cross above and a decoration below. Border of dots.


ΣΦΡΑΓΙΣ
ΟΜΑΡΤΥΣΤ
ΓΡΑΦΙΑ
ΤΠΑΝΣΕΑ
ΚΑΙΠΑΡΑ
ΚΟΙ
ΜΜΕΝΟΥ
  

σφραγὶς ὁ μάρτυς τῶν γραφῶν Ἰωάννου τοῦ πανσεβάστου καὶ παρακοιμωμένου

Accession number BZS.1958.106.3232
Diameter 28.0 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 2693c.

Translation

σφραγὶς ὁ μάρτυς τῶν γραφῶν Ἰωάννου τοῦ πανσεβάστου καὶ παρακοιμωμένου.

The martyr is the seal of the letters of John, pansebastos and parakoimomenos.

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