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Basil (eleventh/twelfth century)

 
 

Obverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

ασι
ειονφυ
.ττετον
.νοικε
την

[Β]ασί[λ]ειον φύ[λα]ττε τὸν [σὸ]ν οίκέτην

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. Decorations above and below. Border of dots.

  
τηση
Ρ̣αταια
Ε̣ιαθυ̅
λογε
  

τῇ σῇ [κ]ραταιᾷ [δ]εξιᾷ, Θεοῦ Λόγε

Obverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

ασι
ειονφυ
.ττετον
.νοικε
την

[Β]ασί[λ]ειον φύ[λα]ττε τὸν [σὸ]ν οίκέτην

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. Decorations above and below. Border of dots.

  
τηση
Ρ̣αταια
Ε̣ιαθυ̅
λογε
  

τῇ σῇ [κ]ραταιᾷ [δ]εξιᾷ, Θεοῦ Λόγε

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.1953
Diameter 21.0 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 186.

Translation

Βασίλειον φύλαττε τὸν σὸν οίκέτην τῇ σῇ κραταιᾷ δεξιᾷ, Θεοῦ Λόγε.

With your mighty right hand, God the Creator, protect your servant Basil.

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