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Kalos Tourmarchopoulos (eleventh/twelfth century)

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.859
Diameter 1 mm
Previous Editions

Parallel: Seyrig, no. 321 (= Orghidan, no. 475). PBW: Kalos 20101, boulloterion 612.

Obverse

Mother of God orans, with a medallion of Christ before her. Sigla at left and right: Μ̅Θ̅ : Μ(ήτηρ) Θ(εοῦ). Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines, preceded by a cross. Border of dots.


καλον
σκεποιςμε
τρμαρχο
πλον
κορη

Καλὸν σκέποις με Τουρμαρχόπωλον Κόρη.

Translation

Καλὸν σκέποις με Τουρμαρχόπωλον Κόρη.

Virgin, watch over me, Kalos Tourmarchopoulos.

Commentary

The reverse of the seal includes a twelve-syllable metrical inscription. Cheynet, Morrisson, and Seibt (Seyrig, no. 321) date a parallel specimen to the last third of the eleventh/first third of the twelfth century.

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.859
Diameter 1 mm
Previous Editions

Parallel: Seyrig, no. 321 (= Orghidan, no. 475). PBW: Kalos 20101, boulloterion 612.

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.859
Diameter 1 mm
Previous Editions

Parallel: Seyrig, no. 321 (= Orghidan, no. 475). PBW: Kalos 20101, boulloterion 612.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.859
Diameter 1 mm
Previous Editions

Parallel: Seyrig, no. 321 (= Orghidan, no. 475). PBW: Kalos 20101, boulloterion 612.