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John Chrysanthos (twelfth century, second half)

Accession number BZS.1947.2.1064
Diameter 26 mm
Condition Chipped and corroded.
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 1012.

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God orans, the medallion of Christ before her. Sigla on either side: ̅θυ̅: Μή(τη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines, a cross between pellets above and a decoration below. Border of dots.

  
ι̣̅χρυ
σ̣νθον
̣γνημ.̣
σ̣κεποις
  

Ἰω(άννην) Χρύσανθον, ἁγνή, μ[ε] σκέποις

Translation

Ἰωάννην Χρύσανθον, ἁγνή, με σκέποις.

Holy one, may you protect me, John Chrysanthos.

Accession number BZS.1947.2.1064
Diameter 26 mm
Condition Chipped and corroded.
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 1012.

Accession number BZS.1947.2.1064
Diameter 26 mm
Condition Chipped and corroded.
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 1012.