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Gregory Kamateros (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God. Sigla: Μ̅.: Μήτηρ Θεο. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription in four lines. Border of dots.

ΚΕ̅,Θ,
ΓΡΙΓΟΡΙ
ΤΚΑΜΑ
ΤΗΡ

Κύριε βοήθει Γριγορίῳ τῷ Καματηρῷ

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God. Sigla: Μ̅.: Μήτηρ Θεο. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription in four lines. Border of dots.

ΚΕ̅,Θ,
ΓΡΙΓΟΡΙ
ΤΚΑΜΑ
ΤΗΡ

Κύριε βοήθει Γριγορίῳ τῷ Καματηρῷ

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.1496
Diameter 27.0 mm; field: 21.0 mm

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει Γριγορίῳ τῷ Καματηρῷ.

Lord, help Gregory Kamateros.

Commentary

Four seals in the Dumbarton Oaks Collection, listed below, are closely related but not exactly parallel to this specimen. Jordanov (Corpus II, p. 173) lists several seals in other collections, which are also related and possibly parallel to it.