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Leo Maloites (eleventh/twelfth century)

 
 

Obverse

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

σρα
γισλΕ̣
Ο̣ντο.

σφραγὶς Λέοντο[ς]

Reverse

Inscription of three lines. Border of dots.

Ἥε
.ουμα
.οιτ

ἥδε [τ]οῦ Μα[λ]οΐτου

Obverse

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

σρα
γισλΕ̣
Ο̣ντο.

σφραγὶς Λέοντο[ς]

Reverse

Inscription of three lines. Border of dots.

Ἥε
.ουμα
.οιτ

ἥδε [τ]οῦ Μα[λ]οΐτου

Accession number BZS.1958.106.4382
Diameter 17.0 mm; field: 13.0 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 2531.

Translation

σφραγὶς Λέοντος ἥδε τοῦ Μαλοΐτου.

This is the seal of Leo Maloites.

Commentary

The family name Maloites is known only from lead seals (see also the related specimen, BZS.1955.1.4007). This seal and its parallel appear to belong to the last decade of the eleventh or the first decade of the twelfth century.