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Maximos (eleventh/twelfth century)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1498
Diameter 18 mm
Field diameter 12 mm
Condition Broken in two.
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 1354.

Obverse

Bust of St. John Chrysostom holding the book and offering a blessing. Sigla on either side: |ι̅ : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Ἰω(άννης) (ὁ) Χρ(υσόστομος). Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines beginning with a cross. Border of dots.

μ..
μσφ..
γιετ..
γρφ̣..
μκ.

Μα[ξί]μου σφ[ρά]γιζε τ[ὰς] γραφὰ[ς, ὦ] μάκα[ρ]

Translation

Μαξίμου σφράγιζε τὰς γραφὰς, ὦ μάκαρ.

O blessèd one, seal the letters of Maximos.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1498
Diameter 18 mm
Field diameter 12 mm
Condition Broken in two.
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 1354.