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Leo kouboukleisios (tenth/eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Inscription in five lines with decoration above. Circular inscription inside border consisting of dots between two linear borders.

ΣΦΡΑΓ,
ΛΕΟΝΤΟ,
ΕΙΜΙΚ
ΚΛΙ
Σ,

Reverse

Inscription in five lines with decoration above. Circular inscription inside border consisting of dots between two linear borders.


ΤΑΜ
ΣΑΦΡΡ,
ΦΥΛΑΤ
ΤΕΙΠΕΝ
Θ,

Obverse

Inscription in five lines with decoration above. Circular inscription inside border consisting of dots between two linear borders.

ΣΦΡΑΓ,
ΛΕΟΝΤΟ,
ΕΙΜΙΚ
ΚΛΙ
Σ,

Reverse

Inscription in five lines with decoration above. Circular inscription inside border consisting of dots between two linear borders.


ΤΑΜ
ΣΑΦΡΡ,
ΦΥΛΑΤ
ΤΕΙΠΕΝ
Θ,

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.248
Diameter 23.0 mm; field: 21.0 mm
Previous Editions

Laurent, Corpus V/1, no. 177.

Translation

Σφραγὶς Λέοντός εἰμι κουβουκλισίου
τἀμοῦ ἴσα φρουρεῖ καὶ φυλάττει πένθος.

I am the seal of Leo kouboukleisios,
which both guards and protects my things (?). 

Commentary

Two dodecasyllables.