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Philaretos monk and hegoumenos (of the monastery) of the Proedros (tenth/eleventh century)

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.3095
Diameter 22 mm
Condition Chipped.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 5 no. 89.2; Laurent, Corpus 5.2: no. 1186.

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God with her hands held before her, palms outward. At left and right: ΜΡ̅Θ. : Μ(ήτη)ρ Θ(εο)[ῦ]. Traces of a circular inscription. Border of dots.

τσ,

[Θ(εοτό)κε βοήθει] τῷ σῷ δ(ούλῳ)

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

φι
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τπροε
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Φι[λα]ρέτ(ῳ) (μον)α[χ(ῳ) (καὶ)] ἡγουμέ[νῳ] τοῦ Προέδρου

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Φιλαρέτῳ μοναχῳ καὶ ἡγουμένῳ τοῦ Προέδρου.

Mother of God, help your servant Philaretos, monk and hegoumenos of (the monastery of) the Proedros.