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Christopher (eleventh century, second half)

 
 

Obverse

The Mother of God standing, holding the Child in her right arm. Sigla on either side: ̅ΘΥ̅: Μ(ήτη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

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

ΣΦΡ.
ΓΙΣΣΚΕ
ΠΣΑΓΡΑ
ΑΤ,ΧΡΙ
ΣΤΟΦΟ
Ρ

σφρ[α]γὶς σκέπουσα γράμματ(α) Χριστοφόρου

Obverse

The Mother of God standing, holding the Child in her right arm. Sigla on either side: ̅ΘΥ̅: Μ(ήτη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

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

ΣΦΡ.
ΓΙΣΣΚΕ
ΠΣΑΓΡΑ
ΑΤ,ΧΡΙ
ΣΤΟΦΟ
Ρ

σφρ[α]γὶς σκέπουσα γράμματ(α) Χριστοφόρου

Accession number BZS.1958.106.5573
Diameter 26.0 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 2879.

Translation

σφραγὶς σκέπουσα γράμματα Χριστοφόρου.

A seal protecting Christopher's letters.

Commentary