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Leo Kastamonites, proedros (eleventh century, second half)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.2117
Diameter 23 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 2010.

Obverse

The Virgin standing, orans. Traces of sigla: Μ̅. : Μήτηρ Θεοῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of six lines, followed by two pellets. Border of dots.

σκεπ
.εσποινα
.ονοικετ,
λεονταπρο
εδρτκα
σταμον


Σκέποις, δέσποινα, σὀν οἰκέτην Λέοντα προέδρῳ τῷ Κασταμονίτῃ

Translation

Σκέποις, δέσποινα, σὀν οἰκέτην Λέοντα προέδρῳ τῷ Κασταμονίτῃ.

Mistress, may you protect your servant, the bishop Leo Kastamonites.

Commentary

Note that the inscription switches from the accusative οἰκέτην Λέοντα to the dative προέδρῳ τῷ Κασταμονίτῃ.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.2117
Diameter 23 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 2010.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.2117
Diameter 23 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 2010.