BYZANTINE SEALS. Paul. Metropolitan of Seleucia, 8th-9th century. Seal (Lead, 27 mm, 17.47 g, 12 h). +CE ΠPOCKYNOYMEN S TON EK COY ΠAPΘENE Facing bust of the the Virgin Mary, wearing chiton and maphorion, holding medallion of the young Christ; cruciform monograms on the left and right field. Rev. +ΠAYΛ/Ω MHTPO/ΠOΛITH C/EΛEYK/EIAC in five lines in center; around, ΘEOTOKE BOHΘEI]TΩ CΩ ΔOYΛΩ. Apparently unpublished. From the same boulloterion as the Robert Hecht example, Triton XI, 2008, 1133. Rough areas on the obverse, otherwise, very fine.
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