Diameter: 1 1/8 in. (2.9 cm)
Weight: 0.75 oz. (21.1 g)
Bequest of David P. Harris ('46), 2020
The obverse of this lead seal features a small bust of a saint, labeled by a Greek inscription, and accompanied by the invocation that identifies the official who issued this seal.
Obverse: The Greek naming inscription is placed to the left and right side of the saint's head:
Ὁ ἅ(γιος) Δη(μήτριος)
Obverse: The first two words of the invocational inscription is placed on left and right side of the saint's torso:
Reverse: The inscription on the reverse continues the invocation on the front, and names the official of this seal:
Γεωργίῳ ἀπὸ ἐπάρχων (καὶ) ἄρχοντ(ι)
"George the apo eparchon and archon."
Purchased from Tetragon, London, on October 22, 1994.