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The judge of the Macedonians (eleventh/twelfth century)

Accession number BZS.1955.1.3600
Diameter 33 mm
Field diameter 27 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 1, no. 43.15. Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 304.

Obverse

St. Basil (left) and St. Nicholas standing, both blessing and holding book. Vertical inscription at left: |Α|ΣΙ|ΛΕΙ|Ο|/. At right: |Ν|Ι|ΚΟ|ΛΑ|Ο|/: Ὁ ἅγιος Βασίλειος, Ὁ ἅγιος Νικόλαος. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines preceded by an ornament. Border of dots.


ΓΡΑΦΑΣ
ΕΑΙ
ΤΟΥΚΡΙΤ
ΜΑΚΕΔΟ
ΝΝ

Γραφὰς βεβαιῶ τοῦ κριτοῦ Μακεδόνων

Translation

Γραφὰς βεβαιῶ τοῦ κριτοῦ Μακεδόνων.

I secure the correspondence of the judge of the Macedonians.

Commentary

This seal presents a correct twelve-syllable verse.

Accession number BZS.1955.1.3600
Diameter 33 mm
Field diameter 27 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 1, no. 43.15. Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 304.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1955.1.3600
Diameter 33 mm
Field diameter 27 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 1, no. 43.15. Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 304.

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