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Anonymous (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God (Episkepsis) orans, holding the medallion before her. Sigla: ̅ΘΥ̅ : Μήτηρ Θεοῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines, a cross above. Border of dots.


αγνη
λογν
μοιι
φυλα
εσο

Ἁγνή, λόγων μοι καὶ βίου φύλαξ ἔσο

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God (Episkepsis) orans, holding the medallion before her. Sigla: ̅ΘΥ̅ : Μήτηρ Θεοῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines, a cross above. Border of dots.


αγνη
λογν
μοιι
φυλα
εσο

Ἁγνή, λόγων μοι καὶ βίου φύλαξ ἔσο

Accession number BZS.1947.2.1898
Diameter 20.0 mm; field: 16.0 mm
Previous Editions

Laurent, Bulles métriques, no. 587; cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 12.

Translation

Ἁγνή, λόγων μοι καὶ βίου φύλαξ ἔσο.

Holy one, be the guardian of my words and my life.