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Anonymous (eleventh century)

Accession number BZS.1947.2.1238
Diameter 30 mm
Field diameter 11 mm
Condition Overstruck.
Previous Editions

J.W. Nesbitt, "Overstruck seals in the Dumbarton Oaks collection: reused or counterstamped?" SBS 2 (1990), no. 3; see also Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 1568a.

Obverse

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


οσοι
πεποι
θσ

ὁ σοὶ πεποιθὼς

Reverse

Inscription of three lines, decorations above and below. Border of dots.

  
πανκα
τορθοι
χ̅ε̅μ
  

πᾶν κατορθοῖ, Χ(ριστ)έ μου

Translation

ὁ σοὶ πεποιθὼς πᾶν κατορθοῖ, Χριστέ μου.

The man who puts his faith in You does all things rightly, O my Christ.

Commentary

The remains of a previous strike are visible around the small anonymous inscription struck over it in the center (note that the relationship of the dies was 180 degrees). On the obverse, traces of a five-line inscription: στε|..|α.|α...α|για . On the reverse, traces of another five-line inscription: δυ.εν|γρ.....ν|.ι...|π....τ.|.γραφ . The remains are too piecemeal to be reconstituted but as a whole the inscription appears to have been composed of two twelve-syllable verses.

Accession number BZS.1947.2.1238
Diameter 30 mm
Field diameter 11 mm
Condition Overstruck.
Previous Editions

J.W. Nesbitt, "Overstruck seals in the Dumbarton Oaks collection: reused or counterstamped?" SBS 2 (1990), no. 3; see also Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 1568a.

Accession number BZS.1947.2.1238
Diameter 30 mm
Field diameter 11 mm
Condition Overstruck.
Previous Editions

J.W. Nesbitt, "Overstruck seals in the Dumbarton Oaks collection: reused or counterstamped?" SBS 2 (1990), no. 3; see also Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 1568a.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1947.2.1238
Diameter 30 mm
Field diameter 11 mm
Condition Overstruck.
Previous Editions

J.W. Nesbitt, "Overstruck seals in the Dumbarton Oaks collection: reused or counterstamped?" SBS 2 (1990), no. 3; see also Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 1568a.