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Christophoros (bishop) of Beroe (twelfth century)

Accession number BZS.1955.1.3799
Diameter 19 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 1, no. 64.2.
Laurent, Corpus V/3, no. 1812.
Cf. Jordanov, Corpus I, no. 18.2.

Obverse

The Virgin seated on a backless throne, holding medallion of Christ before her. Sigla: Θ: Μήτηρ Θεοῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. Border of dots.

ΧΦΟΡΟΝ
ΠΑΝΑΓΝΕ
ΕΡΟΗΣ
.ΚΕΠΟΙΣ

Χριστωφόρον, Πάναγνε, Βερόης σκέποις

Translation

Χριστωφόρον, Πάναγνε, Βερόης σκέποις.

May you, All-holy One, protect Christopher (bishop) of Beroe.

Commentary

The inscription is a twelve-syllable verse.

Accession number BZS.1955.1.3799
Diameter 19 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 1, no. 64.2.
Laurent, Corpus V/3, no. 1812.
Cf. Jordanov, Corpus I, no. 18.2.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1955.1.3799
Diameter 19 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 1, no. 64.2.
Laurent, Corpus V/3, no. 1812.
Cf. Jordanov, Corpus I, no. 18.2.

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