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John Kataphloros (eleventh/twelfth century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God with medallion of Christ. Sigla: Μ.Μήτηρ Θεοῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription in four lines. Border of dots. 

Ι̅
ΣΚΕΠΟΙΣ
ΜΕΤΟΝΚΑ
ΤΑΦΛΡ,

Ἰωάννην σκέποις με τὸν Κατάφλωρον

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God with medallion of Christ. Sigla: Μ.Μήτηρ Θεοῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription in four lines. Border of dots. 

Ι̅
ΣΚΕΠΟΙΣ
ΜΕΤΟΝΚΑ
ΤΑΦΛΡ,

Ἰωάννην σκέποις με τὸν Κατάφλωρον

Accession number BZS.1955.1.3884
Diameter 24.0 mm; field: 14.0 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 998.

Translation

Ἰωάννην σκέποις με τὸν Κατάφλωρον.

May you protect me, John Kataphloros.

Commentary

Dodecasyllabic.