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Anonymous (eleventh/twelfth century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God orans, with the medallion of Christ before her. On either side, sigla: μ̅θ̅: Μ(ήτηρ) Θ(εοῦ). Border of dots.

Reverse

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


γρφη
πριστ
γενοσ
μτυ
χη

γραφὴ παριστᾷ (καὶ) γένος μου (καὶ) τύχη(ν)

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God orans, with the medallion of Christ before her. On either side, sigla: μ̅θ̅: Μ(ήτηρ) Θ(εοῦ). Border of dots.

Reverse

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


γρφη
πριστ
γενοσ
μτυ
χη

γραφὴ παριστᾷ (καὶ) γένος μου (καὶ) τύχη(ν)

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.875
Diameter 21.0 mm; field: 17.0 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 516c.

Translation

γραφὴ παριστᾷ καὶ γένος μου καὶ τύχην.

The letter presents both my family name and what you will find.

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