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John (eleventh century, second half)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St. John the Theologian holding the book. Traces of sigla at right: θ|εο|..|γ, : [ὁ ἅ(γιος) Ἰω(άννης) ὁ] Θεό[λο]γ(ος). Border of dots.

Reverse

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

  
̣μονυ
Μ̣ντισ,
ιπε̅ρ
αριν

ὡμονυμοῦντι σ(ὴν) [δ]ίδου, π(άτ)ερ, [χ]άριν

Obverse

Bust of St. John the Theologian holding the book. Traces of sigla at right: θ|εο|..|γ, : [ὁ ἅ(γιος) Ἰω(άννης) ὁ] Θεό[λο]γ(ος). Border of dots.

Reverse

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

  
̣μονυ
Μ̣ντισ,
ιπε̅ρ
αριν

ὡμονυμοῦντι σ(ὴν) [δ]ίδου, π(άτ)ερ, [χ]άριν

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.2921
Diameter 22.0 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 1666.

Translation

ὡμονυμοῦντι σὴν δίδου, πάτερ, χάριν.

Father, bestow your grace upon your servant of the same name.

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