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Leo Madarites (eleventh century, second half)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St. George holding a spear and shield. Details indistinct. Traces of an inscription at right: ρ|γ|ι : [ὁ ἅ(γιος) Γεώ]ργι[ος]. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines beginning with a cross. Border of dots.

σφρα
γ̣ισλεον
τ̣οσυπατ,
μαδαρι
του

σφραγὶς Λέοντος ὑπάτ(ου) Μαδαρίτου

Obverse

Bust of St. George holding a spear and shield. Details indistinct. Traces of an inscription at right: ρ|γ|ι : [ὁ ἅ(γιος) Γεώ]ργι[ος]. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines beginning with a cross. Border of dots.

σφρα
γ̣ισλεον
τ̣οσυπατ,
μαδαρι
του

σφραγὶς Λέοντος ὑπάτ(ου) Μαδαρίτου

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.2274
Diameter 22.0 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 2552.

Translation

σφραγὶς Λέοντος ὑπάτου Μαδαρίτου.

Seal of the hypatos Leo Madarites.

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