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Peter Gymnos, vestes and katepano of Melitene (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin holding the Christ child on her left arm. Sigla on either side: ̅-θ̅υ : Μ(ήτη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Circular inscription within the upper border of dots:

θκεR,θ,τσδλ

Θ(εοτό)κε β(οή)θ(ει) τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of five lines, preceded and followed by an ornament. Border of dots.


πετρ
RεστηSκα
τεπανμε
λιτινηστ
γυμν

Πέτρῳ βέστῃ (καὶ) κατεπάνω Μελιτινῆς τῷ Γυμνῷ

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin holding the Christ child on her left arm. Sigla on either side: ̅-θ̅υ : Μ(ήτη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Circular inscription within the upper border of dots:

θκεR,θ,τσδλ

Θ(εοτό)κε β(οή)θ(ει) τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of five lines, preceded and followed by an ornament. Border of dots.


πετρ
RεστηSκα
τεπανμε
λιτινηστ
γυμν

Πέτρῳ βέστῃ (καὶ) κατεπάνω Μελιτινῆς τῷ Γυμνῷ

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.238
Diameter 29.0 mm; field: 24.0 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 4, no. 68.4.