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Leo Karpenites (eleventh/twelfth century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the archangel Michael. Details indistinct. No inscription visible. Border of dots.

Reverse

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


γραφα,
σφραγιζ
λεοντοσ
καρπενι
τ

γραφὰ(ς) σφραγίζ(ω) Λέοντος Καρπενίτου

Obverse

Bust of the archangel Michael. Details indistinct. No inscription visible. Border of dots.

Reverse

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


γραφα,
σφραγιζ
λεοντοσ
καρπενι
τ

γραφὰ(ς) σφραγίζ(ω) Λέοντος Καρπενίτου

Accession number BZS.1947.2.1502
Diameter 21.0 mm
Previous Editions

Laurent, Bulles métriques, no. 608; cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 427.

Translation

γραφὰς σφραγίζω Λέοντος Καρπενίτου.

I seal the letters of Leo Karpenites.

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