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John Makrembolites (twelfth century, first half)

 
 

Obverse

The Mother of God enthroned, holding the Child on her lap. Sigla on either side: ̅θυ̅: Μή(τη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

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

κρη
νσσσ
οεμκρε
μολιτ
ι̅

κούρη, ἄνασσα, σάοζε Μακρεμβολίτην Ἰω(άννην)

Obverse

The Mother of God enthroned, holding the Child on her lap. Sigla on either side: ̅θυ̅: Μή(τη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

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

κρη
νσσσ
οεμκρε
μολιτ
ι̅

κούρη, ἄνασσα, σάοζε Μακρεμβολίτην Ἰω(άννην)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1845
Diameter 30.0 mm; field: 26.0 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 1138.

Translation

κούρη, ἄνασσα, σάοζε Μακρεμβολίτην Ἰωάννην.

Virgin, sovereign Lady, preserve John Makrembolites.

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