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Maria Komnene, sebaste (eleventh century)

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4564
Diameter 22 mm

Obverse

Standing figure of Christ; details obscure. Sigla: ισ̅ΧΣ̅ : Ἰησοῦς Χριστὸς. No visible border.

Reverse

Inscription in five lines. No visible border.

ΣΦΡΑΓ,
ΣΕΑΗΣ
ΤΗΣΚΟ.
ΣΜΑΡΙ
Σ

Σφραγὶς σεβαστῆς τῆς Κομνηνῆς Μαρίας

Translation

Σφραγὶς σεβαστῆς τῆς Κομνηνῆς Μαρίας.

Seal of the sebaste, Maria Komnene.

Commentary

Dodecasyllabic verse.