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Leo metretes (twelfth century)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.980
Diameter 24 mm
Field diameter 18 mm
Condition Cracked along the channel.
Previous Editions

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

Obverse

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

θ̣.ε
οη.ει
μοι.
 

Θ(εοτό)[κ]ε βοή[θ]ει μοι [τ]ῷ

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, Leo the metretes.

Commentary

It is possible that metretes could be read as the family name.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.980
Diameter 24 mm
Field diameter 18 mm
Condition Cracked along the channel.
Previous Editions

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

Accession number BZS.1958.106.980
Diameter 24 mm
Field diameter 18 mm
Condition Cracked along the channel.
Previous Editions

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

Notes

Accession number BZS.1958.106.980
Diameter 24 mm
Field diameter 18 mm
Condition Cracked along the channel.
Previous Editions

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

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