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John Xiphilinos, protoproedros and judge (eleventh century, second half)

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.2429
Diameter 27 mm
Field diameter 24 mm
Condition Appearance of a double strike or an overstrike on the obverse.
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 1870b. The reading of this seal has been aided by reference to the similar specimen noted below.

Obverse

Inscription of five lines, a cross above. Border of dots.


πρτο
προερ
καικριτ
ιφιλι
νου

πρωτοπροέδρου καὶ κριτοῦ Ξιφιλίνου

Reverse

Inscription of four lines, decorations above and below. Border of dots.


επισφρα
γιτασ
γραφασ
ια


ἐπισφραγίζω τὰς γραφὰς Ἰωάννου

Translation

πρωτοπροέδρου καὶ κριτοῦ Ξιφιλίνου ἐπισφραγίζω τὰς γραφὰς Ἰωάννου.

I set the seal on the documents of the protoproedros and judge John Xiphilinos.

Commentary

See the commentary to BZS 1958.106.3047 on the identity of this John Xiphilinos.

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.2429
Diameter 27 mm
Field diameter 24 mm
Condition Appearance of a double strike or an overstrike on the obverse.
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 1870b. The reading of this seal has been aided by reference to the similar specimen noted below.

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.2429
Diameter 27 mm
Field diameter 24 mm
Condition Appearance of a double strike or an overstrike on the obverse.
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 1870b. The reading of this seal has been aided by reference to the similar specimen noted below.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.2429
Diameter 27 mm
Field diameter 24 mm
Condition Appearance of a double strike or an overstrike on the obverse.
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 1870b. The reading of this seal has been aided by reference to the similar specimen noted below.