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Bardas Bourtzes (eleventh/twelfth century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St. Theodore. Details and inscription indistinct. Indeterminate border.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines (perhaps with a cross above). Border of dots.

αρα
μερ
κλεοσμα
ρτυρν
σκεπ

Βάρδα(ν) με Βούρτζ(ην), κλέος μαρτύρων, σκέπ(οις)

Obverse

Bust of St. Theodore. Details and inscription indistinct. Indeterminate border.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines (perhaps with a cross above). Border of dots.

αρα
μερ
κλεοσμα
ρτυρν
σκεπ

Βάρδα(ν) με Βούρτζ(ην), κλέος μαρτύρων, σκέπ(οις)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.4490
Diameter 22.0 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 177.

Translation

Βάρδαν με Βούρτζην, κλέος μαρτύρων, σκέποις.

Glory of the martyrs, watch over me, Bardas Bourtzes.

Commentary