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The beautiful monastery of St. Gregory Thaumatourgos (eleventh century)

Accession Number:
BZS.1958.106.438

Previous Editions

DO Seals 5 no. 76.1; Laurent, Corpus 5.2: no. 1253. Laurent illustrates two specimens: the present one and another from the Zacos Collection (= Zacos, Seals II, no. 608).

Details

Diameter:
28 mm
Field:
20 mm

Obverse

The beautiful monastery of St. Gregory Thaumatourgos (eleventh century)

Bust of St. Gregory Thaumatourgos raising his right hand in blessing and holding a book in his left. Inscription: |γρ|ηγο|ριο|σο|θα|υμ|ατ.|ργ : Ὁ ἅ(γιος) Γρηγόριος ὁ Θαυματ[ου]ργ(ός). Border of dots.

Reverse

The beautiful monastery of St. Gregory Thaumatourgos (eleventh century)

Inscription of six lines. Border of dots.

τησ
ρισμον,
τγ,γρη
γορ,τθυ
μτουρ
γ

Τῆς ὡραίας μον(ῆς) τοῦ ἁγ(ί)ου Γρηγορ(ίου) τοῦ Θαυματουργ(οῦ)

Translation

Τῆς ὡραίας μονῆς τοῦ ἁγίου Γρηγορίου τοῦ Θαυματουργοῦ.

(Seal) of the beautiful monastery of St. Gregory Thaumatourgos.

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