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Leo spatharokandidatos, asekretis, and judge of Calabria (tenth/eleventh century)

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.2060
Diameter 27 mm
Condition Chipped at top and corroded.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 1, no. 4.9.

Obverse

Half-length bust of bishop-saint (likely St. Nicholas), holding a book. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription in six lines, with decoration below. Border of dots.

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..οντι
...θˋρ,κˋ,
..κρητ,S
..ιτ,κα.
αρ


[Κ(ύρι)ε β(όη)θ(ει) Λέ]οντι [σπα]θ(α)ρ(ο)κ(αν)δ(ι)δ(άτῳ), [ἀση]κρῆτ(ις) (καὶ) [κρ]ιτ(ῇ) Κα[λ]αβρ(ίας)

Translation

Κύριε βόηθει Λέοντι σπαθαροκανδιδάτῳ, ἀσηκρῆτις καὶ κριτῇ Καλαβρίας.

Lord, help Leon spatharokandidatos, asekretis, and judge of Calabria.

Commentary

The owner of this seal may be identical to a certain Leo, σπαθαροκανδιδᾶτος, κριτὴς Λογγιβαρδίας καὶ Καλαβρίας, who is mentioned in a document from the first half of the eleventh century. See Falkenhasuen, Dominazione, 125 and note 132.

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.2060
Diameter 27 mm
Condition Chipped at top and corroded.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 1, no. 4.9.

Bibliography

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.2060
Diameter 27 mm
Condition Chipped at top and corroded.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 1, no. 4.9.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.2060
Diameter 27 mm
Condition Chipped at top and corroded.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 1, no. 4.9.

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