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Peter Polyeuktos (eleventh/twelfth century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St Peter holding a staff cross over his left shoulder. Traces of an inscription on either side: .|Π|.ΤΡ, : [ὁ ἅ(γιος)] Π[έ]τρ(ος). Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

.ΙΝΝΙ
ΜΣΚΕΠ
ΜΕΤΟΠΟ
ΛΥΕΥ̣Κ̣
Τ

[σ]ινωνίμῳ σκέπ(οις) με το Πολυεύκτῳ

Obverse

Bust of St Peter holding a staff cross over his left shoulder. Traces of an inscription on either side: .|Π|.ΤΡ, : [ὁ ἅ(γιος)] Π[έ]τρ(ος). Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

.ΙΝΝΙ
ΜΣΚΕΠ
ΜΕΤΟΠΟ
ΛΥΕΥ̣Κ̣
Τ

[σ]ινωνίμῳ σκέπ(οις) με το Πολυεύκτῳ

Accession number BZS.1955.1.3978
Diameter 26.0 mm; field: 22.0 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 2302.

Translation

σινωνίμῳ σκέποις με το Πολυεύκτῳ.

May you protect me, Polyeuktos who shares your name.

Commentary

The inscription on the reverse is disjointed, switching from the dative to the accusative.