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Leo Kladon (twelfth century?)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St. Nicholas. Sigla: |Ν|Ι|Κ|ΟΛ|Α|Ο: Ὁ ἅγιος Νικόλαος. Indeterminate border.

Reverse

Inscription in three lines with a decoration below. Border of dots.

ΛΕΟΝ
ΚΛ
ΔΝ


Λέον ὡ Κάλδων

Obverse

Bust of St. Nicholas. Sigla: |Ν|Ι|Κ|ΟΛ|Α|Ο: Ὁ ἅγιος Νικόλαος. Indeterminate border.

Reverse

Inscription in three lines with a decoration below. Border of dots.

ΛΕΟΝ
ΚΛ
ΔΝ


Λέον ὡ Κάλδων

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1397
Diameter 17.0 mm

Translation

Λέον ὡ Κάλδων

Leo Kladon

Commentary

One other seal in the Dumbarton Oaks Collection bears the name Leo Kladon and may have belonged to the same individual. The rendering of the name as Kaldon rather than Kladon is probably a mistake of the engraver.