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Thomas (twelfth century, first half)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St Thomas offering a blessing. Inscription on either side: |Θ|Μ|Α|Σ: ὁ ἅ(γιος) Θωμᾶς. Border of dots.

Reverse

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


ΣΚΕΠΟΙΣ
ΠΟΣΤΟΛΕ
ΣΟΝΟΙΚΕ
ΤΗΝΘ
ΜΝ

σκέποις, Ἀπόστολε, σὸν οἰκέτην Θωμᾶν

Obverse

Bust of St Thomas offering a blessing. Inscription on either side: |Θ|Μ|Α|Σ: ὁ ἅ(γιος) Θωμᾶς. Border of dots.

Reverse

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


ΣΚΕΠΟΙΣ
ΠΟΣΤΟΛΕ
ΣΟΝΟΙΚΕ
ΤΗΝΘ
ΜΝ

σκέποις, Ἀπόστολε, σὸν οἰκέτην Θωμᾶν

Accession number BZS.1958.106.4692
Diameter 20.0 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 1997.

Translation

σκέποις, Ἀπόστολε, σὸν οἰκέτην Θωμᾶν.

Apostle, may you protect your servant Thomas.

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