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Leo Alopos, judge of the Velum (eleventh century, second half)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God orans, with the medallion of Christ before her. Epigraphy: μρ̅θυ̅ : Μ(ήτη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

ηλου
κριτοΥ̣
λεοντοΣ̣
αλπ
Τ̣υποσ

βήλου κριτοῦ Λέοντος Ἀλωποῦ τύπος

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God orans, with the medallion of Christ before her. Epigraphy: μρ̅θυ̅ : Μ(ήτη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

ηλου
κριτοΥ̣
λεοντοΣ̣
αλπ
Τ̣υποσ

βήλου κριτοῦ Λέοντος Ἀλωποῦ τύπος

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1705
Diameter 27.0 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 204.

Translation

βήλου κριτοῦ Λέοντος Ἀλωποῦ τύπος.

Seal of Leo Alopos, judge of the Velum.

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