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Basil Kataphloros (twelfth century)

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.1553
Diameter 25 mm
Condition Blank too small for die. Corroded, partially effaced on both sides.

Obverse

St. George standing holding a spear and balancing his shield against the ground. Sigla: |ΓΕ|Ρ..|.Σ: Ὁἅγιος Γεώργιος. Indeterminate border.

Reverse

Inscription in four lines. Indeterminate border.

ΣΦΡΑΓΙΣ
Α.ΙΛΟΥ
ΤΟΥΚΤ
ΦΛΡ.Υ

Σφραγὶς Βασιλείου του Καταφλῶρου

Translation

Σφραγὶς Βασιλείου του Καταφλῶρου.

This is the seal of Basil Kataphloros.

Commentary

The reading of the name on this seal is provisional and cannot be established with certainty until a better preserved parallel becomes known. BZS.1951.31.5.1843 appears to be closely related to the present specimen and likely belonged to the same owner. 

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.1553
Diameter 25 mm
Condition Blank too small for die. Corroded, partially effaced on both sides.

Bibliography

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.1553
Diameter 25 mm
Condition Blank too small for die. Corroded, partially effaced on both sides.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.1553
Diameter 25 mm
Condition Blank too small for die. Corroded, partially effaced on both sides.

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