The bishop of Arkadioupolis (eleventh century)
- Accession Number:
DO Seals 3, no. 8.1.
Laurent, Corpus V/1, no. 293 (the seal illustrated is the Dumbarton Oaks specimen; the reading is based on a similar seal from the Mordtmann Collection which has been published several times, including Sig., 160); cf. Laurent, Corpus V/2, 455 (to no. 293).
- 18 mm
- 16 mm
- Struck off-center.
The Virgin standing, orans, with the medallion of Christ before her. Sigla: ̅-θυ : Μ(ήτη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.
Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ ἐπισκόπο Ἀρκαδιουπόλεος.
Mother of God, help the bishop of Arkadioupolis.