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Katakalon (twelfth century)

 
 

Obverse

Inscription in three lines. Linear border.


ΤῸΚ
ΤΚ
Λ̀ἘΚ

Τὸν Κατακαλὼν ἐκ

Reverse

Inscription in three lines. Linear border. 

ΚΚ͂
Σ͂ΤΕΡ
ῬΎΟΥ


κακῶν Σῶτερ ῥύου

Obverse

Inscription in three lines. Linear border.


ΤῸΚ
ΤΚ
Λ̀ἘΚ

Τὸν Κατακαλὼν ἐκ

Reverse

Inscription in three lines. Linear border. 

ΚΚ͂
Σ͂ΤΕΡ
ῬΎΟΥ


κακῶν Σῶτερ ῥύου

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4048
Diameter 25.0 mm; field: 19.0 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 2225.

Translation

Τὸν Κατακαλὼν ἐκ κακῶν Σῶτερ ῥύου.

Saviour, deliver Katakalon from evil. 

Commentary

Dodecasyllabic. The inscription is equipped with accents and breathing marks. No parallels are known. Cf. Jordanov, Corpus II, p. 201.