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John (eleventh/twelfth century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St. John Chrysostom. Inscription: |Ι̅|ο☧|στ|μ : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Ἰω(άννης) ὁ Χρ(υσό)στ(ο)μ(ος). Border of dots.

Reverse

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


ομνυ
μντασοι
μακαρ
λονσκε
ποισ

ὁμωνυμοῦντά σοι, μάκαρ, δοῦλον σκέποις

Obverse

Bust of St. John Chrysostom. Inscription: |Ι̅|ο☧|στ|μ : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Ἰω(άννης) ὁ Χρ(υσό)στ(ο)μ(ος). Border of dots.

Reverse

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


ομνυ
μντασοι
μακαρ
λονσκε
ποισ

ὁμωνυμοῦντά σοι, μάκαρ, δοῦλον σκέποις

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.883
Diameter 21.0 mm; field: 18.0 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 1658.

Translation

Ὁμωνυμοῦντά σοι, μάκαρ, δοῦλον σκέποις.

May you watch, blessèd one, over your servant who shares your name.

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