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Moses (eleventh/twelfth century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St. Demetrios holding a spear and shield. Lettering visible at right: μητ : [ὁ ἅ(γιος) Δη]μήτ[ριος]. Border of dots.

Reverse

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

  
,τυσ
φυλαττ,
σε̣τ
σ̣υκε̣
τ,

μ(άρ)τυς, φύλαττ(ε) Μωσὲ τῷ σῷ ὐκέτ(ῃ)

Obverse

Bust of St. Demetrios holding a spear and shield. Lettering visible at right: μητ : [ὁ ἅ(γιος) Δη]μήτ[ριος]. Border of dots.

Reverse

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

  
,τυσ
φυλαττ,
σε̣τ
σ̣υκε̣
τ,

μ(άρ)τυς, φύλαττ(ε) Μωσὲ τῷ σῷ ὐκέτ(ῃ)

Accession number BZS.1947.2.1537
Diameter 20.0 mm; field: 14.0 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 1402.

Translation

μάρτυς, φύλαττε Μωσὲ τῷ σῷ οἰκέτῃ.

Martyr, protect your servant Moses.

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