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John Lachanas (twelfth century, second half)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.3440
Diameter 27 mm
Field diameter 25 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 2030.

Obverse

The Mother of God (Kyriotissa) holding the Child before her. Above, on either side, busts of angels. Sigla on either side: ̅θυ̅: Μή(τη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Epithet: η|κυ|ρι|τι|σα : ἡ Κυριώτισα. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines, beginning with a cross. Border of dots.

σκε
ποισλα
χαναν
ι̅παρ
θενε

σκέποις Λαχανᾶν Ἰω(άννην), παρθένε

Translation

σκέποις Λαχανᾶν Ἰωάννην, παρθένε.

Virgin, may you protect John Lachanas.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.3440
Diameter 27 mm
Field diameter 25 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 2030.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.3440
Diameter 27 mm
Field diameter 25 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 2030.