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John (eleventh century, second half)

Accession number BZS.1947.2.1478
Diameter 22 mm
Field diameter 18 mm
Condition Corroded. The reading has been confirmed with reference to the better preserved parallels listed in this entry.
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 1003.

Obverse

Bust of St. Basil offering a blessing with his right hand. Inscription on either side: ||α|σιλ|ε|ι|ο|σ : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Βασίλειος. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines beginning with a cross. Decorations above and below. Border of dots.

  
ιν
νηνσον
οικετην
σκεποισ
θυτ
  

Ἰωάννην σὸν οἰκέτην σκέποις, θύτα

Translation

Ἰωάννην σὸν οἰκέτην σκέποις, θύτα.

May you, bishop, protect your servant John.

Accession number BZS.1947.2.1478
Diameter 22 mm
Field diameter 18 mm
Condition Corroded. The reading has been confirmed with reference to the better preserved parallels listed in this entry.
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 1003.

Accession number BZS.1947.2.1478
Diameter 22 mm
Field diameter 18 mm
Condition Corroded. The reading has been confirmed with reference to the better preserved parallels listed in this entry.
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 1003.