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John (eleventh century)

Accession number BZS.1947.2.1479
Diameter 29 mm
Field diameter 17 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 981.

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God orans, the medallion of Christ before her. Sigla: ̅θυ̅ : Μήτηρ Θεοῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

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


ι̅πανα
γνεσον
ουλον
σκεπε


Ἰωάννην, πάναγνε, σὸν δοῦλον σκέπε

Translation

Ἰωάννην, πάναγνε, σὸν δοῦλον σκέπε.

All holy one, watch over your servant John.

Commentary

Dodecasyllabic. Dated by Wassiliou-Seibt to the years between 1060-1090.

Accession number BZS.1947.2.1479
Diameter 29 mm
Field diameter 17 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 981.

Accession number BZS.1947.2.1479
Diameter 29 mm
Field diameter 17 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 981.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1947.2.1479
Diameter 29 mm
Field diameter 17 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 981.