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Stephen (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St. Stephen holding the martyr's cross in his right hand. Details indistinct. Traces of sigla on the right: σ|τ|ε|φ|α|ν, : [ὁ ἅ(γιος)] Στέφαν(ος). Border of dots.

Reverse

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

  
oṇ
nυντ̣
σηνχαριν̣
ι,αρ
τυσ

ὁμωνυμοῦντ(ι) σὴν χάριν δίδ(ου), μάρτυς

Obverse

Bust of St. Stephen holding the martyr's cross in his right hand. Details indistinct. Traces of sigla on the right: σ|τ|ε|φ|α|ν, : [ὁ ἅ(γιος)] Στέφαν(ος). Border of dots.

Reverse

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

  
oṇ
nυντ̣
σηνχαριν̣
ι,αρ
τυσ

ὁμωνυμοῦντ(ι) σὴν χάριν δίδ(ου), μάρτυς

Accession number BZS.1958.106.4405
Diameter 24.0 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 1671.

Translation

ὁμωνυμοῦντι σὴν χάριν δίδου, μάρτυς.

Martyr, bestow your grace upon your servant of the same name.

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