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The Virgin (named) Daphnin (eleventh/twelfth century)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.5216
Diameter 16 mm
Field diameter 12 mm
Condition Also with lines engraved between rows of letters.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 2, no. 11.1b.
Cf. Laurent, Corpus V/2, no. 1244, who published three more specimens.

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin orans, the medallion of Christ before her. Μ̅Θ̅: Μήτηρ Θεοῦ. On either side the inscription. Border of dots.

Reverse

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


ΗΘΚΟΣ
ΤΟΔΑ
ΦΝΙΝ

Ἡ Θεοτόκος τὸ Δαφνίν

Translation

Ἡ Θεοτόκος τὸ Δαφνίν.

The Theotokos (named) Daphnin.

Commentary

See the commentary to the entry for BZS 1955.1.5056, a parallel specimen from the same boulloterion.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.5216
Diameter 16 mm
Field diameter 12 mm
Condition Also with lines engraved between rows of letters.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 2, no. 11.1b.
Cf. Laurent, Corpus V/2, no. 1244, who published three more specimens.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.5216
Diameter 16 mm
Field diameter 12 mm
Condition Also with lines engraved between rows of letters.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 2, no. 11.1b.
Cf. Laurent, Corpus V/2, no. 1244, who published three more specimens.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1958.106.5216
Diameter 16 mm
Field diameter 12 mm
Condition Also with lines engraved between rows of letters.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 2, no. 11.1b.
Cf. Laurent, Corpus V/2, no. 1244, who published three more specimens.