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John (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St. John the Baptist holding a staff cross over his right shoulder. Inscription preserved at left: |ι̅|ο : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Ἰω(άννης) ὁ [Πρόδρομος]. Border of dots.

Reverse

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


γρα
φασσφρ,
γικα̣
.ογ̣σ̣
ι̣̅

γραφὰς σφρ(α)γίζω κα[ὶ λ]όγους Ἰω(άννου)

Obverse

Bust of St. John the Baptist holding a staff cross over his right shoulder. Inscription preserved at left: |ι̅|ο : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Ἰω(άννης) ὁ [Πρόδρομος]. Border of dots.

Reverse

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


γρα
φασσφρ,
γικα̣
.ογ̣σ̣
ι̣̅

γραφὰς σφρ(α)γίζω κα[ὶ λ]όγους Ἰω(άννου)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.3558
Diameter 23.0 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 385d.

Translation

γραφὰς σφραγίζω καὶ λόγους Ἰωάννου.

I seal John's letters and documents.

Commentary