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(Seal of the) monastery of Bonissa (ninth/tenth century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin with a medallion of Christ before her. Traces of a circular inscription, beginning at seven o'clock. Border of dots.

...Rοηθτσδ.

[Θ(εοτό)κε] βοήθ(ει) τῷ σῷ δ(ούλῳ)

Reverse

Inscription of three lines. Border of dots.

μον
ησRον
ησησ

Μονῆς Βονήσης

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin with a medallion of Christ before her. Traces of a circular inscription, beginning at seven o'clock. Border of dots.

...Rοηθτσδ.

[Θ(εοτό)κε] βοήθ(ει) τῷ σῷ δ(ούλῳ)

Reverse

Inscription of three lines. Border of dots.

μον
ησRον
ησησ

Μονῆς Βονήσης

Accession number BZS.1958.106.74
Diameter 24.0 mm; field: 18.0 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 4, no. 13.1; Laurent, Corpus V/2, no. 1241 ter. Cf. W. Seibt in ByzSl 35 (1974) 82.