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N. kathegetes of (the monastery of) Kephalobounion (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God holding a medallion of Christ before her. Along the circumference a circular invocative inscription, beginning at 9 o'clock. Border of dots.

θκεθ,

Θ(εοτό)κε β(οή)θ(ει)

Reverse

Inscription of four lines, decoration above. Border of dots.


τκ
θιγιτ,τ
κεφλο
νι

τῷ καθιγιτ(ῇ) τοῦ Κεφαλοβουνίου

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God holding a medallion of Christ before her. Along the circumference a circular invocative inscription, beginning at 9 o'clock. Border of dots.

θκεθ,

Θ(εοτό)κε β(οή)θ(ει)

Reverse

Inscription of four lines, decoration above. Border of dots.


τκ
θιγιτ,τ
κεφλο
νι

τῷ καθιγιτ(ῇ) τοῦ Κεφαλοβουνίου

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4789
Diameter 20.0 mm; field: 13.0 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 5 no. 83.1.

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ καθιγιτῇ τοῦ Κεφαλοβουνίου.

Mother of God, help the kathegetes of (the monastery of) Kephalobounion.