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John magistros and general logothetes (tenth/eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin, holding the Christ child on her left arm. Sigla visible at left: ̅|ΘΥ̅: Μή(τη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. A border of pellets enclosed within concentric circles of dots.

.̣Α̣
ΜΑΓΙΣ
ΓΕΝ
ΛΟΓ
ΘΕΤ.

[Ἰ]ωά[ννῃ] μαγίσ[τρ]ῳ (καὶ) γεν[ικ]ῷ λογ[ο]θέτ[ῃ]

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin, holding the Christ child on her left arm. Sigla visible at left: ̅|ΘΥ̅: Μή(τη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. A border of pellets enclosed within concentric circles of dots.

.̣Α̣
ΜΑΓΙΣ
ΓΕΝ
ΛΟΓ
ΘΕΤ.

[Ἰ]ωά[ννῃ] μαγίσ[τρ]ῳ (καὶ) γεν[ικ]ῷ λογ[ο]θέτ[ῃ]

Accession number BZS.1958.106.2730
Diameter 21.0 mm

Translation

Ἰωάννῃ μαγίστρῳ καὶ γενικῷ λογοθέτῃ.

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Commentary

The inscription on this seal is in the dative, but there are no traces of an invocation, and it is unclear whether there is a missing first line.