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John Proximos (twelfth century, second half)

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.1265
Diameter 23 mm
Condition Blank too small for die.
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 1077.

Obverse

The Mother of God standing, turned to her left with her hands upraised towards the manus Dei. Epigraphy: ̅θυ̅: Μή(τη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. Border of dots.

σρ
ισμτ
τουπρ
ιμ

[Ἰ]ω(άννου) σφρά[γ]ισμα τοῦ τοῦ Πρωξίμου

Translation

Ἰωάννου σφράγισμα τοῦ τοῦ Πρωξίμου.

Seal of John Proximos.

Commentary

The wording τοῦ τοῦ Προξίμου should be understood as the need for an extra syllable to make the inscription a correct dodecasyllabic verse.

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.1265
Diameter 23 mm
Condition Blank too small for die.
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 1077.

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.1265
Diameter 23 mm
Condition Blank too small for die.
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 1077.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.1265
Diameter 23 mm
Condition Blank too small for die.
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 1077.

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