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Leo kommerkiarios of Cyprus and Attaleia (eleventh century)

Accession number BZS.1947.2.48
Diameter 20 mm
Condition Struck off-center.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 2, no. 64.3.
Cf. a similar seal published in Sig., 305, no. 2.

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin. Details unclear. Sigla: ΘΥ̅: Μήτηρ Θεοῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines, decoration above. Border of dots.


ΚΕ̅.

ΛΕΝΤ,
ΜΕΡΚ,Κ
ΠΡ
ΤΑ

Κύριε βοήθει Λέωντι κομερκιαρίῳ Κύπρου καὶ ταλείας

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει Λέωντι κομερκιαρίῳ Κύπρου καὶ Ἀταλείας.

Lord, help Leo kommerkiarios of Cyprus and Attaleia.

Commentary

The eleventh-century seal of a kommerkiarios of Attaleia named Leo is published by Szemioth-Wasilewski, no. 52.

Accession number BZS.1947.2.48
Diameter 20 mm
Condition Struck off-center.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 2, no. 64.3.
Cf. a similar seal published in Sig., 305, no. 2.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1947.2.48
Diameter 20 mm
Condition Struck off-center.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 2, no. 64.3.
Cf. a similar seal published in Sig., 305, no. 2.

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