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Leo Hikanatos (twelfth century, first half)

Accession number BZS.1955.1.3878
Diameter 26 mm
Condition Effaced on the obverse.
Previous Editions

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

Obverse

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

Reverse

Inscription of four lines, a cross above and a decoration below. Border of dots.


ικντ̣
λεοντ.
παρθεν.
σκεποις
  

Ἱκανᾶτ(ον) Λέοντ[α], παρθέν[ε], σκέποις

Translation

Ἱκανᾶτον Λέοντα, παρθένε, σκέποις.

Virgin, may you protect Leo Hikanatos.

Accession number BZS.1955.1.3878
Diameter 26 mm
Condition Effaced on the obverse.
Previous Editions

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

Accession number BZS.1955.1.3878
Diameter 26 mm
Condition Effaced on the obverse.
Previous Editions

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

Notes

Accession number BZS.1955.1.3878
Diameter 26 mm
Condition Effaced on the obverse.
Previous Editions

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