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Leontios (?) (eleventh/twelfth century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God orans. Sigla preserved at left: ̅ : Μή(τη)ρ [Θ(εο)ῦ]. Concentric borders of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of at least five lines; largely illegible. Concentric borders of dots.

λ̣ε̣ο̣ .τ̣ι̣̣ ..... ..... ..

Λεο[ν]τίῳ ....

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God orans. Sigla preserved at left: ̅ : Μή(τη)ρ [Θ(εο)ῦ]. Concentric borders of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of at least five lines; largely illegible. Concentric borders of dots.

λ̣ε̣ο̣ .τ̣ι̣̣ ..... ..... ..

Λεο[ν]τίῳ ....

Accession number BZS.1977.34.20
Diameter 27.0 mm
Condition Corroded.

Translation

Λεοντίῳ ....

Leontios ....

Commentary

The corrosion of the seal has made the letters all but illegible. Even our proposed reading of the owner's name is far from certain.