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John (eleventh/twelfth century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St. John the Baptist. Details indistinct. On either side, sigla (note the inverted lettering): |Ι̅|Ο|Ο, : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Ἰω(άννης) ὁ Πρό(δρομος). Border of dots.

Reverse

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


ΟΜΝΥ
ΜΟΝΣΟΝ
ΟΙΤΗ.
ΜΑΚΑΡΣ
ΠΟΙΣ

ὁμώνυμόν σον οἰ(κέ)τη[ν], μάκαρ, σ(κέ)ποις

Obverse

Bust of St. John the Baptist. Details indistinct. On either side, sigla (note the inverted lettering): |Ι̅|Ο|Ο, : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Ἰω(άννης) ὁ Πρό(δρομος). Border of dots.

Reverse

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


ΟΜΝΥ
ΜΟΝΣΟΝ
ΟΙΤΗ.
ΜΑΚΑΡΣ
ΠΟΙΣ

ὁμώνυμόν σον οἰ(κέ)τη[ν], μάκαρ, σ(κέ)ποις

Accession number BZS.1958.106.960
Diameter 24.0 mm; field: 16.0 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 1631a.

Translation

ὁμώνυμόν σον οἰκέτην, μάκαρ, σκέποις.

Blessed one, may you protect your servant of the same name.

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