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Leo Hikanatos (twelfth century, first half)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God orans, with the medallion of Christ before her. On either side: ̅θυ̅: Μή(τη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines, a cross above (and presumably a decoration below, as with the parallels noted in this entry). Border of dots.


ικντ
λεοντ
....ενε
....οι.

Ἱκανᾶτ(ον) Λέοντα, [παρθ]ένε, [σκέπ]οι[ς]

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God orans, with the medallion of Christ before her. On either side: ̅θυ̅: Μή(τη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines, a cross above (and presumably a decoration below, as with the parallels noted in this entry). Border of dots.


ικντ
λεοντ
....ενε
....οι.

Ἱκανᾶτ(ον) Λέοντα, [παρθ]ένε, [σκέπ]οι[ς]

Accession number BZS.1958.106.2980
Diameter 29.0 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 966b.