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Basil monk and bishop (eleventh/twelfth century)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.361
Diameter 39 mm
Field diameter 19 mm
Condition Partially deformed; the seal was struck while the lead was still warm.

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin holding the child. Inscription: μρ̅θυ̅ : Μήτηρ Θεοῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription in six lines. Border of dots.

ΘΚε̅,θ,
ασηλ,
ευτελι
αχεπ,
σκοπ

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Βασηλείῳ εὐτελἰ μοναχ καὶ ἐπισκόπῳ

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Βασηλείῳ εὐτελἰ μοναχῷ καὶ ἐπισκόπῳ.

Theotokos, help Basil the worthless monk and bishop.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.361
Diameter 39 mm
Field diameter 19 mm
Condition Partially deformed; the seal was struck while the lead was still warm.

Bibliography

Accession number BZS.1958.106.361
Diameter 39 mm
Field diameter 19 mm
Condition Partially deformed; the seal was struck while the lead was still warm.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1958.106.361
Diameter 39 mm
Field diameter 19 mm
Condition Partially deformed; the seal was struck while the lead was still warm.

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