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Gregory Kamateros (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God. Sigla faintly visible: ̅Θ̅Υ:Μήτηρ Θεο. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription in four lines with a cross above. Indeterminate border.


ΘΚΕΘ,
ΓΡΙΓΟΡΙ
ΤΚΑ..
ΤΗΡ.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Γριγορίῳ τῷ Καματηρ

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God. Sigla faintly visible: ̅Θ̅Υ:Μήτηρ Θεο. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription in four lines with a cross above. Indeterminate border.


ΘΚΕΘ,
ΓΡΙΓΟΡΙ
ΤΚΑ..
ΤΗΡ.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Γριγορίῳ τῷ Καματηρ

Accession number BZS.1955.1.3074
Diameter 24.0 mm

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Γριγορίῳ τῷ Καματηρῷ.

Mother of God, help Gregory Kamateros.

Commentary

Four seals in the Dumbarton Oaks Collection listed below are closely related but not exactly parallel to this specimen. Jordanov (Corpus II, p. 173) lists several seals in other collections, which are related and possibly parallel to it.