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Leo Nikerites, doux (eleventh/twelfth century)

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.1259
Diameter 22 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 2526.

Obverse

Inscription of three lines, a cross above. Border of thick dots.


σρα
γισλε
οντος

σφραγὶς Λέοντος

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. Border of thick dots.

δου
κοστου
νικερι
του

δουκὸς τοῦ Νικερίτου

Translation

σφραγὶς Λέοντος δουκὸς τοῦ Νικερίτου.

Seal of the doux Leo Nikerites.

Commentary

Wassiliou-Seibt identifies this Leo Nikerites as the eunuch and general of Alexios Komnenos who held a number of high-ranking positions between 1090 and the early twelfth century.

The engraver appears to have made an error in the first line of the obverse where the letter Ρ is rendered as Γ.

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.1259
Diameter 22 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 2526.

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.1259
Diameter 22 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 2526.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.1259
Diameter 22 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 2526.

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