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Elias Bourtzes (twelfth century, second half)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.5690
Diameter 27 mm
Field diameter 23 mm
Previous Editions

Cheynet, Société, no. 32; cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 1343.

Obverse

The prophet Elias (Elijah) standing, his right hand upraised, and holding an open scroll in his left hand. On either side, epigraphy: ο|π|ρο|Φη|τ|η|ση|λι|α|σ : ὁ προφήτης Ηλίας. Border of dots.

Reverse

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

μ
κρηλιου
σερ
τηνηλι
ν

μάκαρ Ἠλιοῦ, σῷζε Βούρτζην Ἠλίαν

Translation

μάκαρ Ἠλιοῦ, σῷζε Βούρτζην Ἠλίαν.

Blessèd Elias, preserve Elias Bourtzes.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.5690
Diameter 27 mm
Field diameter 23 mm
Previous Editions

Cheynet, Société, no. 32; cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 1343.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.5690
Diameter 27 mm
Field diameter 23 mm
Previous Editions

Cheynet, Société, no. 32; cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 1343.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1958.106.5690
Diameter 27 mm
Field diameter 23 mm
Previous Editions

Cheynet, Société, no. 32; cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 1343.

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