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Basil (eleventh century)

Accession Number:
BZS.1958.106.2334

Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 322.

Details

Diameter:
23 mm
Condition:
Chipped at bottom.

Obverse

Basil (eleventh century)

St. Basil standing, offering a blessing and holding the book. Sigla: |σι|λει|ο : Ὁ ἅγιος Βασίλειος. Border of dots.

Reverse

Basil (eleventh century)

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

γρ
σσρ
γιετσ
ομνυμ
.ερ

Γραφὰς σφράγιζε τὰς ὁμωνύμου, π(άτ)ερ

Translation

Γραφὰς σφράγιζε τὰς ὁμωνύμου, πάτερ.

Holy father, seal the letters of your namesake.

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