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Stephen bishop of Leontopolis (tenth/eleventh century)

Accession Number:
BZS.1955.1.4673

Previous Editions

DO Seals 4, no. 28.2.

Laurent, Corpus V/1, no. 432, has published what appears to be a parallel specimen from the IFEB Collection.

Details

Diameter:
25 mm
Condition:
Double-struck.

Obverse

Stephen bishop of Leontopolis (tenth/eleventh century)

Bearded bust of a bishop saint, no doubt St. Nicholas; details obscure. No visible epigraphy. Border of dots.

Reverse

Stephen bishop of Leontopolis (tenth/eleventh century)

Inscription of five lines, a decoration below. No visible border.

...Rθ,
στεφαν,
επισκοπ,
λεοντο
πο.εσ

[Κ(ύρι)ε β(οή)θ(ει) Στεφάν(ῳ) ἐπισκόπ(ῳ) Λεοντοπό[λ]εως

 

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