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Basil Dermokaites (twelfth century, first half)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God orans, with the medallion before her. On either side, the sigla: μρ̅θυ̅ : Μ(ήτη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

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

α
σιλειοΝ̣
σκεποισμε
ερμοκα
ιΤ̣Η̣ν

Βασίλειον σκέποις με Δερμοκαΐτην

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God orans, with the medallion before her. On either side, the sigla: μρ̅θυ̅ : Μ(ήτη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

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

α
σιλειοΝ̣
σκεποισμε
ερμοκα
ιΤ̣Η̣ν

Βασίλειον σκέποις με Δερμοκαΐτην

Accession number BZS.1958.106.3991
Diameter 27.0 mm; field: 25.0 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 181.

Translation

Βασίλειον σκέποις με Δερμοκαΐτην.

Watch over me, Basil Dermokaites.

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