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John Degranatos (eleventh century)

Accession number BZS.1947.2.1018
Diameter 23 mm
Field diameter 18 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 1462.

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God orans, with the medallion of Christ before her. Sigla: μ̅θ̅ : Μήτηρ Θεοῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of six lines, decorations above and below. Border of dots.


μορφην
συνυθ̅
σηνπαρθεν,
ι̅εγραψεν
δεγρα
νατοσ


Μορφὴν σὺν υκαὶ Θεῷ σήν, Παρθένε, Ἰωάννης ἔγραψεν ὡ Δεγρανᾶτος

Translation

Μορφὴν σὺν υἱῷ καὶ Θεῷ σήν, Παρθένε, Ἰωάννης ἔγραψεν ὡ Δεγρανᾶτος.

Virgin, John Degranatos engraved your likeness with your Son and God.

Commentary

Wassiliou-Seibt classifies the image of the Mother of God as the Episkepsis type.

Accession number BZS.1947.2.1018
Diameter 23 mm
Field diameter 18 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 1462.

Accession number BZS.1947.2.1018
Diameter 23 mm
Field diameter 18 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 1462.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1947.2.1018
Diameter 23 mm
Field diameter 18 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 1462.

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