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Leo (eleventh/twelfth century)

Accession number BZS.1947.2.1494
Diameter 11 mm
Field diameter 7 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 2003.

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God, facing, nimbate, orans. Sigla to both sides: Μ̄Θ̄: Μήτηρ Θεοῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription in five lines with a cross above. Border of dots.


σκεπ,
αγνημ.
λεοντα
σονοι
κετ,

Σκέποις ἁγνή με Λέοντα σὸν οἰκέτην

Translation

Σκέποις ἁγνή με Λέοντα σὸν οἰκέτην

Pure one, may you protect me, Leo, your servant.

Commentary

Dodecasyllable.

Accession number BZS.1947.2.1494
Diameter 11 mm
Field diameter 7 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 2003.