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Leo Diabatenos, doux and magistros (eleventh century, second half)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.2309
Diameter 30 mm
Field diameter 26 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 1254.

Obverse

St. Michael standing, wings outspread, holding the sceptre and globus. Inscription visible at left: χ|α : ἀ(ρ)χ(άγγελος) [Μ(ι)χ(αήλ)]. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of seven lines, a cross above. Border of dots.

  
λεοντα
δουκαμα
γιστρονσυ
σκεποιςι̣
αατηον
κ̅στρατη
γετα

Λέοντα δούκα (καὶ) μάγιστρον, σύ, σκέποις Διαβατηνόν, Κ(υρί)ου στρατηγέτα

Translation

Λέοντα δούκα καὶ μάγιστρον, σύ, σκέποις Διαβατηνόν, Κυρίου στρατηγέτα.

May you, the Lord's commander, protect Leo Diabatenos, doux and magistros.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.2309
Diameter 30 mm
Field diameter 26 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 1254.