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Peter asekretis and judge of the Thrakesioi (eleventh century)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1139
Diameter 25 mm
Condition Holed and much worn. Because the ends of the channel are barely visible, one has the impression that this specimen was never provided with a cord and was used as a token rather than as a seal properly speaking. Hence it is worn.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 3, no. 2.25b.

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin with her hands open before her. Sigla: ..-θ̅υ : [Μ(ήτη)ρ] Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of six lines. Border of dots.

θ̅κ̅εRˋθ
τσˋ
πετρ,αΣη
κρητ,Sκ..
.τνθρ,
κησ,

Θ(εοτό)κε β(οή)θ(ει) τῶ σῷ δού(λῳ) Πέτρ(ῳ) ἀσηκρῆτ(ις) (καὶ) κ[ριτ(ῇ)] τῶν Θρ(ᾳ)κησ(ίων).

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῶ σῷ δούλῳ Πέτρῳ ἀσηκρῆτις καὶ κριτῇ τῶν Θρᾳκησίων.

Mother of God, help your servant Peter, asekretis and judge of the Thrakesioi.

Commentary

This seal and BZS.1955.1.2618 come from the same boulloterion.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1139
Diameter 25 mm
Condition Holed and much worn. Because the ends of the channel are barely visible, one has the impression that this specimen was never provided with a cord and was used as a token rather than as a seal properly speaking. Hence it is worn.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 3, no. 2.25b.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1139
Diameter 25 mm
Condition Holed and much worn. Because the ends of the channel are barely visible, one has the impression that this specimen was never provided with a cord and was used as a token rather than as a seal properly speaking. Hence it is worn.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 3, no. 2.25b.