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Michael Belissariotes (twelfth century, second half)

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4012
Diameter 23 mm
Field diameter 17 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 2624.

Obverse

Bust of St Nicholas holding the book and offering a blessing. Epigraphy on either side: |Ν|Ι|ΚΟΛ|Α|Ο|Σ: ὁ ἅ(γιος) Νικόλαος. Border of dots.

Reverse

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


ΣΡΑΓΙΣ
ΜΙΧΑΗΛ
ΤΕΛΙΣΣΑ
ΡΙΤΟΥ

σφραγὶς Μιχαὴλ τοῦ Βελισσαριώτου

Translation

σφραγὶς Μιχαὴλ τοῦ Βελισσαριώτου.

Seal of Michael Belissariotes.

Commentary

On the identity of the owner, attested as a judge (among other offices) active in the late twelfth century, see Wassiliou-Seibt's commentary.

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4012
Diameter 23 mm
Field diameter 17 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 2624.

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4012
Diameter 23 mm
Field diameter 17 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 2624.