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Gregory metropolitan of Serres (eleventh century)

Accession Number:
BZS.1958.106.357

Previous Editions

DO Seals 1, no. 42.2.
Laurent, Corpus V/3, no. 1787.

Details

Diameter:
24 mm
Field:
21 mm

Obverse

Gregory metropolitan of Serres (eleventh century)

Bust of St. Gregory holding book. Inscription in two columns: |ΓΡ|ΗΓΟ|Ρ|Ο|Σ: Ὁ ἅγιος Γρηγόριος. Circular inscription along border of dots.

κεοηθ,τσδ,

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Gregory metropolitan of Serres (eleventh century)

Inscription of four lines preceded and followed by decoration, the final three letters between two pellets.


ΓΡΗΓΟ
ΡΙΜ̅Ρ̅Ο
ΠΟΛΙΤ,ΣΕΡ
·ΡΝ
·
·

Γρηγορίῳ μητροπολίτ Σερρῶν

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Γρηγορίῳ μητροπολίτῃ Σερρῶν.

Lord, help your servant Gregory metropolitan of Serres.

Audio

Commentary

This seal and BZS 1958.106.40 are of the same type and could have belonged to the same individual before and after he obtained the title of synkellos.

 

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