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John (eleventh century, second half)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.2901
Diameter 22 mm
Field diameter 18 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 1003.

Obverse

Bust of St. Basil offering a blessing with his right hand. Inscription on either side: ||α|σιλ|ε|ι|ο|σ : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Βασίλειος. Border of dots.

Reverse

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

  
ιν
νηνσον
οικετην
σκεποισ
θυτ
  

Ἰωάννην σὸν οἰκέτην σκέποις, θύτα

Translation

Ἰωάννην σὸν οἰκέτην σκέποις, θύτα.

May you, bishop, protect your servant John.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.2901
Diameter 22 mm
Field diameter 18 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 1003.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.2901
Diameter 22 mm
Field diameter 18 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 1003.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1958.106.2901
Diameter 22 mm
Field diameter 18 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 1003.