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Leo hypatos and judge of Koloneia (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Inscription of five lines, preceded by a cross decoration; final letters flanked by pellets. Border of dots.

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κριτην
κολνει
ασμεσον
δεοικε
την

Κριτὴν Κολωνείας με, σὸν δὲ οἰκέτην

Reverse

Inscription of five lines, a decoration above; final letters flanked by pellets. Border of dots.

– 
τονυπα
τονλεον
ταπαρθε
νεσκε
ποισ

τὸν ὕπατον Λέοντα, Πάρθενε, σκέποις

Obverse

Inscription of five lines, preceded by a cross decoration; final letters flanked by pellets. Border of dots.

– + –
κριτην
κολνει
ασμεσον
δεοικε
την

Κριτὴν Κολωνείας με, σὸν δὲ οἰκέτην

Reverse

Inscription of five lines, a decoration above; final letters flanked by pellets. Border of dots.

– 
τονυπα
τονλεον
ταπαρθε
νεσκε
ποισ

τὸν ὕπατον Λέοντα, Πάρθενε, σκέποις

Accession number BZS.1955.1.3788
Diameter 16.0 mm; field: 11.0 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 4, no. 48.3. See also Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 1146.
A parallel specimen from the same boulloterion is published by Laurent, Orghidan, no. 208. Cf. Bryer-Winfield, Pontos, 147, no. 38.