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Abramios monk (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God orans, the medallion of Christ before her. Details indistinct. Faint traces of an inscription: Μρ̅θυ̅ : Μ(ήτη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines beginning with a cross. Border of dots.

σφρα
γισαρα
μιμο
ν̣α̣χ

σφραγὶς Ἀβραμίου μοναχοῦ

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God orans, the medallion of Christ before her. Details indistinct. Faint traces of an inscription: Μρ̅θυ̅ : Μ(ήτη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines beginning with a cross. Border of dots.

σφρα
γισαρα
μιμο
ν̣α̣χ

σφραγὶς Ἀβραμίου μοναχοῦ

Accession number BZS.1958.106.431
Diameter 20.0 mm; field: 14.0 mm

Translation

σφραγὶς Ἀβραμίου μοναχοῦ.

Seal of the monk Abramios.