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Stephen Belissariotes (eleventh century, second half)

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4034
Diameter 20 mm
Field diameter 18 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 2894.

Obverse

The Mother of God orans, the medallion of Christ before her. Sigla on either side: ̅ΘΥ̅: Μή(τη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

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


ΣΡΑΓ,
ΕΑΝ
ΤΕΛΙΣΑ
ΡΙΤ̣

σφραγ(ὶς) Στεφάνου τοῦ Βελισ(σ)αριώτου

Translation

σφραγὶς Στεφάνου τοῦ Βελισσαριώτου.

Seal of Stephen Belissariotes.

Commentary

This seems to be the earliest mention of the family name Belissariotes.

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4034
Diameter 20 mm
Field diameter 18 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 2894.

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4034
Diameter 20 mm
Field diameter 18 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 2894.