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Rendakios patrikios (eleventh century, second half)

Accession number BZS.1947.2.797
Diameter 18 mm
Field diameter 13 mm
Condition Chipped at the top.
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 2164.

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God, facing, holding the infant Christ on her left arm. Sigla visible to the right: ̄: [Μ(ήτη)ρ] Θ(εο). Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription in five lines. Border of dots.

ΣΚ..ΟΙΣ
ΠΑΝΑΓΝΕ
ΡΕΝΔΑΚΗ
ΩΠΡΙΚΗ
Ω

Σκέποις Πάναγνε Ῥενδακίῳ πατρικί

Translation

Σκέποις Πάναγνε Ῥενδακίῳ πατρικίῳ.

Virgin, may you protect Rendakios patrikios.

Commentary

Dodecasyllable. This may be a personal name, or the anonymous seal of a member of the Rendakios family.

Accession number BZS.1947.2.797
Diameter 18 mm
Field diameter 13 mm
Condition Chipped at the top.
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 2164.