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Anonymous (eleventh/twelfth century)

 
 

Obverse

Enthroned Virgin, holding medallion of Christ on her lap. Sigla: ̅ΘΥ̅: Μήτηρ Θεοῦ. Border of dots. 

Reverse

Inscription of six lines. Border of dots. 

ΗΝ
ΕΛΠΙΔΑ
ΤΙΘΗΙ
ΤΑΥΤΗΝ
ΣΡΑΓΙΖ

Ἣν ἐλπίδα τίθημι ταύτην σφραγίζω

Obverse

Enthroned Virgin, holding medallion of Christ on her lap. Sigla: ̅ΘΥ̅: Μήτηρ Θεοῦ. Border of dots. 

Reverse

Inscription of six lines. Border of dots. 

ΗΝ
ΕΛΠΙΔΑ
ΤΙΘΗΙ
ΤΑΥΤΗΝ
ΣΡΑΓΙΖ

Ἣν ἐλπίδα τίθημι ταύτην σφραγίζω

Accession number BZS.1947.2.1899
Diameter 24.0 mm
Previous Editions

Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 868a.

Translation

Ἥν ἐλπίδα τίθημι ταύτην σφραγίζω.

The one in whom I place my hope is the one I put on my seal.

Commentary