You are here:Home/Resources/ Byzantine Seals/ Search the Catalogue/ Stephen (eleventh century)

Stephen (eleventh century)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.4405
Diameter 24 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 1671.

Obverse

Bust of St. Stephen holding the martyr's cross in his right hand. Details indistinct. Traces of sigla on the right: σ|τ|ε|φ|α|ν, : [ὁ ἅ(γιος)] Στέφαν(ος). Border of dots.

Reverse

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

  
oṇ
nυντ̣
σηνχαριν̣
ι,αρ
τυσ

ὁμωνυμοῦντ(ι) σὴν χάριν δίδ(ου), μάρτυς

Translation

ὁμωνυμοῦντι σὴν χάριν δίδου, μάρτυς.

Martyr, bestow your grace upon your servant of the same name.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.4405
Diameter 24 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 1671.