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Leo synkellos and priest (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St. Panteleimon; details obscure. Inscription: Λ|Ε|ΙΜ|ΟΝ: Ὁ ἅγιος Παντελείμον. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription in five lines with decoration above. Border of dots.

·
επι
σφραγιζ.
συγκελλ.
θυτη.
λε..

Ἐπισφραγίζω σύγκελλος θύτης Λέων

Obverse

Bust of St. Panteleimon; details obscure. Inscription: Λ|Ε|ΙΜ|ΟΝ: Ὁ ἅγιος Παντελείμον. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription in five lines with decoration above. Border of dots.

·
επι
σφραγιζ.
συγκελλ.
θυτη.
λε..

Ἐπισφραγίζω σύγκελλος θύτης Λέων

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4978
Diameter 23.0 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Laurent, Corpus V/1, no. 217.

Translation

Ἐπισφραγίζω σύγκελλος θύτης Λέων.

I, Leo, synkellos and priest, make my mark upon this.

Commentary

The inscription (and name) are restored from the Paris specimen published by Laurent.

The inscription is dodecasyllabic.