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Basil (eleventh century, second half)

Accession number BZS.1955.1.3878
Diameter 18 mm
Field diameter 14 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 1364.

Obverse

Bust of St. Demetrios holding a spear and shield. Sigla on either side: |δι|μι|τ|ρι : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Διμίτρι(ος). Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines beginning with a cross. Border of dots.

μαρ
τησ,θ,
τολ,
ασι
λ

μάρτης β(οή)θ(ει) το δούλῳ Βασιλ(είῳ)

Translation

μάρτης βοήθει τῷ δούλῳ Βασιλείῳ.

Martyr, help your servant Basil.

Accession number BZS.1955.1.3878
Diameter 18 mm
Field diameter 14 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 1364.