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Leo metretes (twelfth century)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1655
Diameter 24 mm
Field diameter 18 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 918.

Obverse

Inscription of three lines beginning with a cross. A decoration below. Border of dots.

θκ̅ε
οηθει
μοιτ
  

Θ(εοτό)κε βοήθει μοι τῷ

Reverse

Inscription of three lines. Border of dots.

με
τρηλε
οντι

μετρητῇ Λέοντι

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει μοι τῷ μετρητῇ Λέοντι.

Mother of God, help me, the metretes Leo.

Commentary

It is not out of the question that metretes (here taken as the office) is in fact the owner's family name.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1655
Diameter 24 mm
Field diameter 18 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 918.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1655
Diameter 24 mm
Field diameter 18 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 918.