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Leo Hikanatos (twelfth century, first half)

Accession number BZS.1955.1.3877
Diameter 27 mm
Field diameter 24 mm
Condition Cracked along the channel on the reverse.
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 966b (the seal should be under 966a).

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 six-pointed star above. Border of dots.


ικν̣̣͂τον
λεο̅ντ
παρθενε
σκΈποισ

Ἱκανᾶτον Λέοντα, παρθένε, σκέποις

Translation

Ἱκανᾶτον Λέοντα, παρθένε, σκέποις.

Virgin, may you protect Leo Hikanatos.

Accession number BZS.1955.1.3877
Diameter 27 mm
Field diameter 24 mm
Condition Cracked along the channel on the reverse.
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 966b (the seal should be under 966a).

Accession number BZS.1955.1.3877
Diameter 27 mm
Field diameter 24 mm
Condition Cracked along the channel on the reverse.
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 966b (the seal should be under 966a).

Notes

Accession number BZS.1955.1.3877
Diameter 27 mm
Field diameter 24 mm
Condition Cracked along the channel on the reverse.
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 966b (the seal should be under 966a).