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Stephen (eleventh/twelfth century)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1440
Diameter 28 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 1614b.

Obverse

St. Stephen standing, holding a censer in his right hand. Sigla in columns on either side: |σ|τ|ε|α|ν|ο : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Στέφανος. Border of dots.

Reverse

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

  
omonoi
monσοι
προτεμρ
τυρονσκι
ποισ

ὁμονοιμόν σοι, πρότε μαρτύρον, σκαίποις

Translation

ὁμωνυμόν σοι, πρῶτε μαρτύρων, σκέποις.

First of the martyrs, may you protect your namesake.

Commentary

We have given a corrected reading of the inscription which contains a number of homophonic errors.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1440
Diameter 28 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 1614b.