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Anonymous (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

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

ου
σφρα
γισε̣ι̣
μ̣ι̣

οὗ σφραγίς εἰμι

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. Border of dots.

τ̣η̣ν
γραφ,
.λεπ,
.ει

τὴν γραφ(ὴν) [β]λέπ(ων) [ν]ώει

Obverse

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

ου
σφρα
γισε̣ι̣
μ̣ι̣

οὗ σφραγίς εἰμι

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. Border of dots.

τ̣η̣ν
γραφ,
.λεπ,
.ει

τὴν γραφ(ὴν) [β]λέπ(ων) [ν]ώει

Accession number BZS.1958.106.4858
Diameter 16.0 mm; field: 12.0 mm

Translation

οὗ σφραγίς εἰμι τὴν γραφὴν βλέπων νώει.

Know whose seal I am by looking at the letter.

Commentary

The seal appears to be overstruck or double struck at a 45 degree angle.