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Leo (eleventh/twelfth century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God, facing, nimbate, orans. Sigla to both sides: Μ̄Θ̄: Μήτηρ Θεοῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription in five lines with a cross above. Border of dots.


σκεπ,
αγνημ.
λεοντα
σονοι
κετ,

Σκέποις ἁγνή με Λέοντα σὸν οἰκέτην

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God, facing, nimbate, orans. Sigla to both sides: Μ̄Θ̄: Μήτηρ Θεοῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription in five lines with a cross above. Border of dots.


σκεπ,
αγνημ.
λεοντα
σονοι
κετ,

Σκέποις ἁγνή με Λέοντα σὸν οἰκέτην

Accession number BZS.1947.2.1494
Diameter 11.0 mm; field: 7.0 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 2003.

Translation

Σκέποις ἁγνή με Λέοντα σὸν οἰκέτην

Pure one, may you protect me, Leo, your servant.

Commentary

Dodecasyllable.