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Pothos (tenth/eleventh century)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.409
Diameter 23 mm
Field diameter 19 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 1103.

Obverse

Bust of St. John the Baptist holding a cross in his right hand. Inscription: |ι̅|ο|δρ|ο|μ : Ὁ ἅ(γιος) Ἰω(άννης) Πρ(ό)δρομ(ος).

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

ΗΡ,
ΘΥΣΟΝ
.ΙΕΤΙ,
.ΚΕΠΕ
ΠΟΘ..

Κῆρ(υ)ξ Θ(εο)ῦ σὸν [ο]ἰκέτι(ν) [σ]κέπε Πόθ[ον]

Translation

Κῆρυξ Θεοῦ σὸν οἰκέτην σκέπε Πόθον

Herald of God, protect your servant Pothos.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.409
Diameter 23 mm
Field diameter 19 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 1103.