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N. Pantechnes (eleventh century, second half)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St. Demetrios holding a spear and shield. Sigla on either side: |Δ|ητ|ρ|ι, : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Δη(μή)τρι(ος). Border of dots.

Reverse

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

  
ορντο
᾽εκσφρα
γισμαπαν
τεχνουσ
νοει

ὁρῶν τόδ᾽ ἐκσφράγισμα Παντεχνοῦς νόει

Obverse

Bust of St. Demetrios holding a spear and shield. Sigla on either side: |Δ|ητ|ρ|ι, : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Δη(μή)τρι(ος). Border of dots.

Reverse

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

  
ορντο
᾽εκσφρα
γισμαπαν
τεχνουσ
νοει

ὁρῶν τόδ᾽ ἐκσφράγισμα Παντεχνοῦς νόει

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1061
Diameter 22.0 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 1693.

Translation

ὁρῶν τόδ᾽ ἐκσφράγισμα Παντεχνοῦς νόει.

When you see this particular seal, know it is Pantechnes'.

Commentary