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Adrianos Dalassenos (twelfth century)

 
 

Obverse

The Mother of God orans, with the medallion before her. Sigla on either side: μρ̅θυ̅ : Μ(ήτη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines, a cross above. Border of dots.


κε̅οΉθ̅⸣
.ριαν͂
.αλα
.σην͂

Κ(ύρι)ε βοήθ(ει) [Ἀ]δριανῷ [τ]ῷ Δαλα[σ]σηνῷ

Obverse

The Mother of God orans, with the medallion before her. Sigla on either side: μρ̅θυ̅ : Μ(ήτη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines, a cross above. Border of dots.


κε̅οΉθ̅⸣
.ριαν͂
.αλα
.σην͂

Κ(ύρι)ε βοήθ(ει) [Ἀ]δριανῷ [τ]ῷ Δαλα[σ]σηνῷ

Accession number BZS.1955.1.2995
Diameter 22.0 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Cheynet, Société, 456 (no. 24).

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει Ἀδριανῷ τῷ Δαλασσηνῷ.

Lord, help Adrianos Dalassenos.

Commentary

The owner of this seal and the parallel cited in this entry may well be the same Adrianos Dalassenos whose metrical seal is published (cf. BZS.1958.106.1849). Note the use of accent marks in the reverse inscription.