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Polyeuktos proedros (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin holding the child. Inscription: Μ̅Θ̅ : Μήτηρ Θεοῦ. Indeterminate border.

Reverse

Inscription in five lines. Border of dots.

πολυ
ευκτον
αεδρον
.αρθεν
σκεπ

Πολυεύκτου πρόεδρον παρθένε σκέποις

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin holding the child. Inscription: Μ̅Θ̅ : Μήτηρ Θεοῦ. Indeterminate border.

Reverse

Inscription in five lines. Border of dots.

πολυ
ευκτον
αεδρον
.αρθεν
σκεπ

Πολυεύκτου πρόεδρον παρθένε σκέποις

Accession number BZS.1958.106.5656
Diameter 18.0 mm

Translation

Πολυεύκτου πρόεδρον παρθένε σκέποις.

Virgin, may you protect Polyeuktos the proedros.

Commentary

Dodecasyllable. This seal may either be the seal of a bishop, or of an individual with the title of proedros.