You are here:Home/Resources/ Byzantine Seals/ Search the Catalogue/ Leo Katakalon (twelfth century)

Leo Katakalon (twelfth century)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.3355
Diameter 17 mm
Condition Partially effaced on both sides.

Obverse

Bust of St. George with a spear and a shield. Sigla: Ο|Γ|Ε̣|Ρ|Γ: Ὁ ἅγιος Γεώργιος. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription in four lines. Border of dots.

.Ε̅,Θ,
ΛΕΟΝΤΙ
ΤΟΚΑΤ,
ΚΑΛ,

Κύριε βοήθει Λέοντι το Κατακαλὼν

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει Λέοντι το Κατακαλὼν.

Lord, help Leo Katakalon.

Commentary

On the family name Katakalon see Jordanov, Corpus II, p. 200-201.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.3355
Diameter 17 mm
Condition Partially effaced on both sides.