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John (eleventh century, second half)

Accession number BZS.1955.1.3677
Diameter 26 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 1590.

Obverse

Bust of St. John the Baptist holding a staff cross over his left shoulder and offering a blessing with his right hand. On either side, epigraphy: |ι̅|ο|ρ,: ὁ ἅ(γιος) Ἰω(άννης) ὁ Πρ(ό)δρ(ομος). Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines beginning with a cross. Decorations above and below. Border of dots.

  
ομ
νυμονπρ,
δρομ,σον
δουλον
σκεπε
  

ὁμώνυμον, Πρ(ό)δρομ(ε), σὸν δούλον σκέπε

Translation

ὁμώνυμον, Πρόδρομε, σὸν δούλον σκέπε.

Forerunner, protect your servant of the same name.

Accession number BZS.1955.1.3677
Diameter 26 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 1590.

Accession number BZS.1955.1.3677
Diameter 26 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 1590.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1955.1.3677
Diameter 26 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 1590.

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